Our Alumni

These are some of our most well-known former students and Fellows. 

Politicians and public officials


  • Franklin Allen, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School
  • Patrick Baert, Professor of Social Theory at the University of Cambridge
  • Jagdish Bhagwati (1957), University Professor at Columbia University
  • James Belich, Beit Professor of Commonwealth History, University of Oxford
  • Vernon Bogdanor, Research Professor, Institute for Contemporary British History, King's College London
  • Simon Caney, Professor of Political Theory, Magdalen College, Oxford
  • John Curtice, Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde
  • Barun De, Chairman, West Bengal Heritage Commission, India, 2008–2011
  • Huw Dixon, Professor of Economics, Cardiff Business School.
  • Marty Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University (died in 2020)
  • John Flemming, Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, 1993–2003
  • Amelia Fletcher, Chief Economist, Office of Fair Trading, 2001-2013, and singer-songwriter
  • Sir Lawrence Freedman, emeritus professor of war studies at King's College London; member of the Iraq Inquiry
  • Norman Geras, Professor Emeritus of Government, University of Manchester, UK
  • Alan Gilbert, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester, UK
  • Leslie Green, Professor of Philosophy of Law, Oxford University
  • Jerry A. Hausman, John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Gareth Stedman Jones, historian of England
  • John Kay (economist), British economist and columnist
  • Ruth Kinna, Professor of Political Theory, Loughborough University
  • Jonathan Levin, American economist; Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2016–
  • Derek Morris, former Chairman of the UK Competition Commission
  • Barry Nalebuff, Milton Steinbach Professor of Management, SOM, Yale University
  • Gyanendra Pandey, Professor of History, Emory University
  • Prabhat Patnaik, Deputy Chairman, Kerala Planning Commission, India
  • Hyun Song Shin, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics, Princeton University
  • Robert Skidelsky (1961), Member of the House of Lords
  • Richard Smethurst, Provost of Worcester College, Oxford
  • Susan J. Smith, Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge and Honorary Professor of Social and Economic Geography at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
  • Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, President of the British Academy; former World Bank Chief Economist and author of the Stern Review
  • Rick Trainor, Rector of Exeter College, Oxford
  • Sir Alan Walters, British economist
  • Martin Wolf, chief economics correspondent of the Financial Times

Former Fellows

For a full list of Current Fellows, please see our People pages.