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Emeritus, Honorary and Bancroft Fellows

Throughout the University of Oxford, the term ‘Fellow’ is often used to refer to senior administrative and academic members of a College. There are various different classes of Fellowship at Mansfield, including:

Emeritus Fellowships: awarded to College Fellows who retire in post, or who have given many years of service as a Fellow.

Honorary Fellowships: awarded to those who the Governing Body of the College considers have achieved particular distinction in academia or public life.

Bancroft Fellowships: awarded to those who have made exceptional benefactions to the College.

Emeritus Fellows

  • Dr Antoni Chawluk (Economics)
  • Prof John Creaser (English)
  • Dr Janet Dyson (Mathematics)
  • Professor Michael Freeden (Politics)
  • Dr Michael Freeman (Geography)
  • Dr John Harding (Engineering)
  • Revd Dr Walter Houston (Theology)
  • Professor Ian Jones (Management)
  • Dr Tony Lemon (Geography)
  • Dr Pam Berry (Geography)
  • Dr Peggy Morgan (Theology)
  • Mr Ron Nettler (Oriental Studies)
  • Dr John Odling-Smee (Human Sciences)
  • Professor Colin Please
  • Professor Ian Sargent (Reproductive Science)
  • Dr Neil Summerton (Environmental Policy)
  • Professor John Sykes (Materials Science)
  • Mr Dennis Trevelyan
  • Dr Diana Walford


In Memoriam:

  • Revd Charles Brock (Theology)
  • Dr Donald Sykes
  • Revd Dr John Muddiman

Honorary Fellows

  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, MBE
  • Professor Sir John Beddington
  • Sir Ian Blatchford
  • Mr John Caird
  • President Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States of America
  • Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, CBE
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, 67th Secretary of State of the United States of America
  • Mr Paul Crossley, CBE
  • General Sir Christopher Deverell
  • Rt Hon Lord Justice Dingemans
  • Mr Ben Emmerson, KC
  • Sir Bob Geldof, KBE
  • Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE PC LLD FBA
  • Ms Sarah Harkness
  • Mr Will Hutton
  • Admiral Sir Philip Jones, GCB DL
  • Baroness Helena Kennedy of the Shaws, KC, FRSA, HonFRSE
  • Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, CBE DBE BSc MD FRCP FRCP (E)
  • Professor David Marquand
  • Dr Art McDonald
  • Baroness Julia Neuberger
  • Dame Bridget Ogilvie
  • Mr Ben Okri, OBE FRSL
  • Mr John Oxlade
  • Ms Marilynne Robinson
  • Professor Carol Sanger
  • Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley, PC
  • Professor Dame Julia Slingo, DBE FRS
  • Dame Maggie Smith, CH DBE
  • Lord Taverne, KC
  • Dr Andrew Taylor
  • Mr Dennis Trevelyan
  • Dr Diana Walford, CBE
  • Ms Errollyn Wallen, CBE
  • Professor Marina Warner, CBE
  • Professor Shearer West, CBE


In Memoriam:

  • Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, GCMG KBE PC
  • Revd Dr Alex Boraine

Bancroft Fellowship

  • Mr Antonio Bonchristiano (PPE, 1984)
  • Mr Jan Fischer (PPE, 1989)
  • Mr Chris Foster (Maths, 1997)
  • Mr Guy Hands (PPE, 1978) and Mrs Julia Hands, MBE
  • Mr William Jackson (Exeter College, 1983)
  • Mr Harry Leventis
  • Mr Alastair McBain (Oriental Studies, 1974)
  • Sir Paul Ruddock, FSA (Jurisprudence, 1977)
  • Dr Lisbet Rausing and Professor Peter Baldwin


In Memoriam:

  • Reverend Charles Brock
  • Sir Joseph Hotung


College Visitor

  • Rt Hon the Lord Patten of Barnes KG, CH, PC