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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 George Van Kooten

Professorial Fellow

Contact details: gv258@cam.ac.uk

Subject: Early Christianity in its Graeco-Roman context

Dr Berta Verd

Research Fellow

Subject: Biology

From October 2018 - September 2021

Melanne Verveer

Honorary Fellow


Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Washington, DC 20057

Contact details: 

Konstantina Vidou

GSB Equalities

Role: Equalities Officer, Graduate Student Body Committee (2021/22)

Email: kv343@cam.ac.uk

Dr Valerie Voon

Associates in Cambridge

Professor Peter Wadhams

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Polar oceanography, sea ice research, and research on climate change processes in polar regions

Amanda Walker

Emeritus Fellow



Robin Walters

Night Porter

Night Porter

Hettie Ward

Associates in Cambridge

Subject: History of Art

Institution: Paintings, Drawings and Prints, The Fitzwilliam Museum

Dr Bobbie S Wells

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: British social history; women war artists.

Contact details: rsw13@hermes.cam.ac.uk ​


Becky Williams

Tutorial Administrator

Contact details: tutorial.office@clarehall.cam.ac.uk 


Dr Alexandra Winkels

Associates in Cambridge


Director of Education and Academic Services, Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge & Chelmsford)

Joanna Womack

Emeritus Fellow

Contact details: jmw1015@cam.ac.uk

Dr Huiyi Wu

Joseph Needham Bye Fellow

Subject: History of  Sino-European cultural and scientific contact through Jesuits (16-18th century)

Dr Tianren Yang

Research Fellow

Subject: Architecture

Department/institution: Department of Architecture

Contact details: ty290@cam.ac.uk

Dr Gustav Zamore

Research Fellow

Field: Medieval History

Institution: Faculty of History

Email: kgz21@cam.ac.uk

Dr Jingyi Jenny Zhao

Research Fellow

Dr Jingyi Jenny Zhao is ISF Research Fellow at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge.

Professor Marco Zingano

Visiting Fellow

Marco Zingano is Full Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Laura Zwiers

GSB External

Role: External Officer, Graduate Student Body Committee (2021/22)

Contact: lcz22@cam.ac.uk 

Fellows in the news

Visiting Fellow to give lecture on LGBTQ+ rights in Tanzania

Professor Stephen Brown, a Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, will give the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies' Leverhulme Visiting Professorship Lecture on Global frictions on homosexuality: International relations and the case of LGBTQ+ rights in Tanzania this week.Professor Brown is Professor of Political Science, University of Ottawa, and the UCCGS Leverhulme Visiting Professor for 2021-22. He is also Visiting Fellow at the Centre for...
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Research Fellow to speak during COP26 Summit

Dr Carolyn Cobbold, a Research Fellow of Clare Hall, will appear within a film screened in the Green Zone of the UN's Climate Change Conference (COP26) this weekend. The screening event, titled Coast to Coast: Nature-Based Solutions for Climate, Biodiversity and People, will showcase successful examples of habitat restoration in coastal wetlands and illustrate the benefits to climate mitigation, adaptation and resilience, the economy, and the health and wellbeing of local...
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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

Dr 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 their...
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