Professorial Fellows Melinda Mills and Ben Ansell, have been elected to Fellowships of the British Academy, alongside Nuffield Honorary Fellow and alumnus Jerry Hausman (DPhil Economics 1972), who was awarded a Corresponding Fellowship.
Nuffield Warden Andrew Dilnot has also been awarded an Honorary Fellowship.
On the elections, Andrew commented:
“The work of the British Academy is central to the social sciences and humanities in the UK. It is a delight to see Ben, Melinda and Jerry elected to Fellowships and I feel deeply privileged to be elected to an Honorary Fellowship.”
British Academy Fellows are part of a community of over 1,400 of the leading minds in the UK’s national academy for the humanities and the social sciences. 76 new Fellows were announced today – a record-breaking number for the Academy.
On the announcement of the new Fellows, Professor Sir David Cannadine, President of the British Academy, said:
“I am delighted to welcome this year’s exceptionally talented new Fellows to the Academy. Including historians and economists, neuroscientists and legal theorists, they bring a vast range of expertise, insights and experience to our most distinguished fellowship. I look forward to working closely with them to build on the Academy’s reputation and achievements.”