Clare College Cambridge

Teaching Fellows


This list includes Fellows who are available to teach, or to advise on teaching, whether or not they hold teaching posts. Italics denotes a Director of Studies; an asterisk indicates an External Director of Studies.


Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic

Erik Niblaeus*



Dr Sheila Kohring* Manager of the Material Culture Laboratory, Division of Archaeology

Marta Mirazón Lahr Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology and Prehistory

Dr Guy Jacobs Lecturer in Human Evolutionary Genetics and Bioinformatics



Dr Nicholas Simcik Arese* 


Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Dr Rachael Harris Senior Language Teaching Officer in Arabic

Roel Sterckx Needham Professor of Chinese 


Chemical Engineering

Dr Sam Stranks Lecturer in Chemical Engineering



Dr Charles Weiss College Lecturer in Classics
Paul Cartledge Emeritus A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture


Computer Science

Lawrence Paulson Professor of Computational Logic



Dr Phil Faulkner Senior College Teaching Officer (Parts I and IIA)

Giancarlo Corsetti Professor of Macroeconomics (Part IIA)

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd Lecturer in Economics

Dr Melvyn Weeks Senior Lecturer in Economics (Part I and Part IIB) 



Dr Sue Brindley* Senior Lecturer in Education



Ignas Budvytis Lecturer in Computer Vision and Robotics (Part IIB)

William Byrne Professor of Information Engineering

Mr Aylmer Johnson Senior Lecturer in Engineering 

Dr Ioannis Lestas Lecturer in Engineering (Part IB and IIA)

Dr André Cabrera Serrenho Lecturer in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development (Part IA)

James Woodhouse Emeritus Professor of Structural Dynamics



Dr Ian Burrows College Teaching Officer (Part IA)

Dr Tamara Follini Senior College Teaching Officer (Part II, Lent and Easter Terms)

Dr Fred Parker Senior Lecturer in English (Part IB)

Dr Anne Stillman College Lecturer (Part IB)

Dr Jacqueline Tasioulas Senior Tutor and Lecturer in English



Dr Andrew Friend Reader in Geography 



Dr Elizabeth Foyster College Lecturer (Prelims and Part I)

Dr John Guy Teaching Fellow in History

Dr Hubertus Jahn Reader in History of Russia and the Caucasus
Andrew Preston Professor of American History (Part II)

John Robertson Emeritus Professor of the History of Political Thought

Dr Ruth Watson Lecturer in African History (Part II)


History of Art

Dr Alexander Marr* Reader in the History of Early Modern Art


Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS)

Helen Thompson Professor of Political Economy

Dr Sian Lazar Reader in Social Anthropology

Dr Annis May Timpson*


Land Economy

Philip Allmendinger Professor of Land Economy

David Howarth Professor of Land Economy

Jorge Viñuales Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy



Neil Andrews Professor of Civil Justice and Private Law (IB and Part II)

Dr Kirsty Hughes Senior Lecturer in Public Law (Easter Term 2020)

Dr Lorenzo Maniscalco College Lecturer in Law (2021-2022 (IA; LLM)



Dr Kirsty McDougall* Affiliated Lecturer in Linguistics


Management Studies

Jaideep Prabhu Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business and Enterprise

Dr David Chambers Reader in Finance



Dr Maciej Dunajski Lecturer in Mathematics and Senior College Teaching Officer

Andrew Thomason Professor of Combinatorial Mathematics

Gordon Ogilvie Professor of Mathematical Astrophysics

Dr Julia Wolf Lecturer in Mathematics



Paul Fletcher Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience (Pre-clinical, Parts IB and II)

Philip Jones Professor of Cancer Development (Part IA)

David Rowitch Professor of Paediatrics (Clinical)


Modern Languages

Helena Sanson Professor of Italian, History of Linguistics, and Women's Studies (Part II and year abroad MT, LT)

Dr Emanuela Davey* (Easter 2021)

Dr Rodrigo Cacho Reader in Spanish Golden Age and Colonial Studies (Part IB, Michaelmas and Lent)

Alison Sinclair Emeritus Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Intellectual History

Simon Franklin Professor of Slavonic Studies (Part IB, Easter 2021)

Dr Timothy Chesters Senior Lecturer in French (Part IA)



Marina Frolova-Walker Professor of Music History

Mr Graham Ross Director of Music


Natural Sciences

Overall Directors of Studies:

Cathie Clarke Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics (Physical: IA, IB)

Dr Andrew Carter MRC-LMB Group Leader (Biological: IA)

Jason Carroll Professor of Molecular Oncology (Biological: IB)



Cathie Clarke Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics


Peter Leadlay Emeritus Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry

Jason Carroll Professor of Molecular Oncology

Dr Andrew Carter MRC-LMB Group Leader

Cell and Developmental Biology:

Anna Philpott Professor of Cancer and Developmental Biology


Dr Lucy Colwell Lecturer in Chemistry

Jonathan Goodman Professor of Chemistry

Michiel Sprik Professor of Theoretical Chemistry

Earth Sciences:

Dr Nigel Woodcock Emeritus Reader in Earth Sciences

David Hodell Woodwardian Professor of Geology

Dr Oli Shorttle Lecturer in Earth Sciences and Astronomy


Dr Edgar Turner Zoology

Andrew Balmford Professor of Conservation Science


Dr Heike Laman Senior Lecturer in Pathology

History and Philosophy of Science (HPS):

Tim Lewens Professor of Philosophy of Science

Dr Patricia Fara College Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science

Materials Science:

Dr Noel Rutter

Dr Paul Bristowe Emeritus Reader in Materials Science 

Maths for Biologists:

Dr James Lester

Maths for Natural Sciences:

Gordon Ogilvie Professor of Mathematical Astrophysics


Dr Julija Krupic Lecturer in Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

William Harris Emeritus Professor of Anatomy


Dr Heike Laman Senior Lecturer in Pathology

Jason Carroll Professor of Molecular Oncology


Dr Hendrik van Veen Reader in Molecular Pharmacology


John Gibson Professor of Pathophysiology


Neil Greenham Professor of Physics

Richard Phillips Professor of Quantum Physics

Dr Sam Stranks Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Plant Sciences:

Howard Griffiths Professor of Plant Ecology

Ottoline Leyser Professor of Plant Development


Dr William Foster Zoology

Dr Edgar Turner Lecturer in Zoology and Curator of Insects in Museum of Zoology



Tim Lewens Professor of Philosophy of Science

Douglas Hedley Professor of the Philosophy of Religion


Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS)

Dr Rebecca Lawson Lecturer in Psychology

Nicola Clayton Professor of Comparative Cognition Psychology


Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion

Revd Dr Mark Smith Dean

Douglas Hedley Professor of the Philosophy of Religion


Veterinary Medicine

John Gibson Professor of Pathophysiology (Pre-clinical)

Dr Nicola Holdstock Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Science (Clinical)