Our people

The College is a highly integrated academic society with a President, Fellows, graduate students and other members. About 300 members are currently in Cambridge creating a professionally and culturally diverse environment. To find out more about any of our members, please click on their names below. Clare Hall is committed to protecting your privacy, please refer to www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/data-protection-information.

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Professor Stefan Collini

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Intellectual history and English literature

Department/institution: Faculty of English

Chris Cooke

Night Porter

Contact details: 

porters@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

01223 332 360

Phil Cooke

Night Porter

Contact details: 

porters@clarehall.cam.ac.uk 

01223 332 360

Tim Coorens

GSB Social

Role: Organises and coordinates social events for students

Contact details: 

gsb.social@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

 

Professor David Cope

Foundation Fellow

Department/institution: 

Former director - Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology

Contact details: 

Dr Nicole Cuunjieng Aboitiz

Research Fellow

Subject: Intellectual and transnational history of Southeast Asia

Department/institution: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Professor Norman Davies

Honorary Fellow

Subject:

History

Department/institution: 

University College, London​

 

 

Simone de Rijk

GSB Social

Role:

Organises and coordinates social events for students

Contact details:
gsb.social@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Professor Karen Desmond

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Music

Department: Faculty of Music

Contact: kdesmond@brandeis.edu 

Dr Abigail Dolan

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Concert flutist and musicologist, specialising in performance practice and historical recordings.

Artistic Director of the Intimate Engagements concert series

 

Professor E Peter M Dronke

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Medieval literature

Research interests:

Adrian Du Plessis

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Publishing

Professor Stephen Eales

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Astronomy

Department/Institution: Battock Institute for Experimental Astrophysics, Cardiff University

Research Interests:

Subject: Quantum field theory, nuclear physics, high energy physics, energy studies, College history.

 

Professor Truls Eriksen

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Economics

Contact: truls.erikson@sfe.uio.no

 

Dr Karen Ersche

Official Fellow

Subject: 

The neurobiological substrates of human drug dependence

Department/institution: 

Department of Psychiatry

Andre Eslich

GSB Secretary

Role: Prepares the agenda and takes minutes for each GSB meeting and creates weekly GSB bulletins.

Dr Michael Evans

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Second-language education

Department/institution: Faculty of Education

Professor Oded Farago

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Physics

Department: Chemistry

Contact: ofarago@bgu.ac.il  

Professor Ian Farnan

Professorial Fellow, Tutor

Subject:

Earth and Nuclear Materials in the Department of Earth Sciences

Department/institution: 

Department of Earth Sciences

Fellows in the news

New Book by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes

Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures. Film, Video, and Digital Media by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Susan Aasman aims to delineate the boundary line between today’s amateur media practice and the canons of professional media and film practice. Identifying various feasible interpretative frameworks, from historical to anthropological perspectives, the volume proposes a critical language able to cope with amateur and new media’s rapid technological and interpretative...
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Professor John Barrow

Clare Hall Professorial Fellow John Barrow was guest speaker at the recent Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture at the University of Central Lancashire. His talk Our Place in the Universe explained the concept of the expanding universe and the modern evidence for it. For more information click here.John D. Barrow FRS is Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Cambridge University and...
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Safe Areas in Civil Wars

Official Fellow Dr Stefano Recchia has recently edited a special issue of the journal Global Responsibility to Protect, dedicated to ‘safe areas’ for civilian protection during violent conflict. Soon after the end of the Cold War, internationally protected safe areas were established, most prominently in northern Iraq (1991), Bosnia-Herzegovina (1993), and Rwanda (1994). More recently, the idea has...
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New Book by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes

British Women Amateur Filmmakers. National Memories and Global Identities by Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes, Heather Norris Nicholson (Edinburgh University Press).The first book to address the topic of British women amateur filmmakers.The study of amateur filmmaking and media history is a rapidly-growing specialist field, and this ground-breaking book is the first to address the subject in the context of British women’s amateur practice. Using an interdisciplinary framework that draws upon...
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