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 Ekhard K H Salje

Emeritus Fellow, Honorary Fellow

Subject: Mineralogy and petrology, structural instabilities, transport and phase transformations of solids

Srijit Seal

GSB President

Role: President of the Graduate Student Body (2021/22)

Contact: gsb.president@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Katherine Selby

Communications & Marketing Manager

Communications & Marketing Manager

Dr Boyang Shen

Research Fellow

Subject: Engineering

Department/institution: Department of Engineering

Professor Alan Short

Professorial Fellow, President

Subject: Sustainable Architecture

Department/institution: Department of Architecture

Dr Rachel Sippy

Research Fellow

Dr Rachel Sippy is an infectious disease epidemiologist from the United States. She is interested in disease seasonality, and the relative contributions of climate and non-climate factors in shaping seasons.

Ali Smith

Honorary Fellow

Ali Smith is a fiction writer; she was born in Inverness and lives in Cambridge. Her writing has been translated into 40 languages.

 

David Smith

Head Gardener

Contact
ds658@cam.ac.uk

 

Professor Charles G Smith

Professorial Fellow

Subject:

Low dimensional semiconductor physics

Department/institution: 

Cavendish Laboratory​

Contact details: 

Professor Khaled Soufani

Official Fellow

Subject: Professor Level Academic Director in Management Practice - Economics & Policy

Professor Frances Spalding

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Art history​

Contact details: fs454@cam.ac.uk ​

Research Interests

Professor Maria G Spillantini

Professorial Fellow

Subject:

Molecular neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease.

Department/institution: 

Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Dr Murray J Stewart

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Molecular biology; cell division and cytoskeletons

Department/institution: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Ian Strachan

Bursar, Official Fellow

Department/institution:

Clare Hall

Contact: 

Elizabeth Stratton

Archivist

Contact: eas51@cam.ac.uk

Elizabeth manages the Clare Hall Archives. 

Dr Tony Street

Official Fellow

Subject: Medieval Islamic studies

Department/institution: Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge

Dr Li Su

Research Fellow

Subject: Psychiatry

Department/institution: Department of Psychiatry

Contact details: ls514@cam.ac.uk

Sandra L. Suárez

Associates in Cambridge

Sandra L. Suárez, an award-winning teacher and scholar with 25 years’ experience at Temple University, is Professor of Political Science and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research.

Professor Vasileios Syros

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Political Science

Department/Institution: Universities of Jyväskylä and Helsinki, Finland; Medici Archive Project, Florence, Italy 

Dr Li Tang

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Syriac Christianity in China, Central Asia and along the Silk Road

Department/institution: Spalding Fellow, University of Tubingen, Germany

Fellows in the news

Intimate Engagements programme 2021-22 announced

Clare Hall is delighted to reveal the programme for the 2021-22 season of Intimate Engagements. This much-loved series started in 2006 under the artistic direction of Abigail Dolan, and has earned a reputation in the musical life of Cambridge for its thoughtful programming, and for the high quality of performances, which have showcased internationally-known musicians including Emma Kirkby, Charles Owen and Alina Ibragimova.Patrick Hemmerlé, the series’ new Artistic Director, comments:...
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Emeritus Fellow wins 6th World China Studies Contribution Award

Professor Michael Loewe, Emeritus Fellow of Clare Hall, received a 6th World China Studies Contribution Award yesterday, for his research in Sinology.He commented:
"I am honoured by the World Forum on China Studies for the award of Contribution to China Studies in the World. Many years have passed since the beginning of my cooperation with Chinese scholars; in the process, I fully appreciate their contribution to the study of the history of Chinese civilisation, and it is...
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Honorary Fellow and PhD candidate curate exhibition on the UN's 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women

Melanne Verveer, Honorary Fellow of Clare Hall, and Rebecca Turkington, a PhD candidate in History here, have curated an exhibition titled Women's Rights Are Human Rights: The United States and the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women. The exhibition, which launched yesterday at Georgetown University Library, Washington DC, examines the Fourth World Conference on Women, which was the largest UN conference in history, convening more than 6,000 official delegates from almost every...
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Students invited to join Special Interest Groups this Michaelmas

Clare Hall has announced the return of Special Interest Groups (previously referred to here as a pilot mentoring scheme) this Michaelmas. These are subject-focused groups of students and Fellows (and other members of the College) that aim to encourage regular small-group social and intellectual interactions among College members with shared interests in particular academic areas.Each...
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