Oxbridge Faculty

Faculty by Program

Our Faculty comprise Rhodes, Gates, Marshall and Fulbright Scholars, and top academics from local universities, from Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews, the Sorbonne, Pompeu Fabra, Harvard, Columbia, and other top institutions, as well as creative professionals and performers – all of them chosen for their qualifications and experience, and especially for their love of teaching young people. You can read all of their biographies on this page.

The Oxford Tradition

  • BSc - University of York - Mathematics & Physics, MSc - University College London - Biomedical Engineering & Medical Imaging

  • BA Swarthmore College, MPhil University of Oxford

    Caroline is conducting doctoral research at the University of Oxford, where she specializes in the poetics of Old English, Old Norse, and Medieval German. She has worked for the Oxford Medieval Society and The Bodleian Library, and has interned at NPR. In 2014, she was awarded a prestigious Keasbey Scholarship.

  • MD - University of Belgrade

  • MD University of Belgrade, MSc University of London

  • BASc- McMaster University - Arts & Science, MA- University of Iceland - Medieval Icelandic, DPhil - University of Oxford- English

  • BA Rhodes University, MPhil University of Cambridge, MPhil University of Oxford

  • BA, University of King’s College, Halifax, MPhil University of Oxford

  • BA, University of King’s College, Halifax, MPhil University of Oxford

    Sarah is conducting doctoral research at the University of Oxford, where she holds a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She is a specialist in international development and economics. Her current project examines the impact of private investment on post-conflict reconstruction. In the past, she has worked as a Research Assistant at the Bank of Canada. She also worked on the Kadam Education Initiative in Ahmedabad, India, and for Right To Play International in Kigali, Rwanda.

  • BA Ecole International Realization Audiovisuelle, Paris

    Antonio is a screenwriter and filmmaker. During his time at university, he won the prestigious EICAR Student Choice Award, which is given to the best student film, for his short project "Le Mirage." He is currently working on a feature film entitled "Mind Over Matter." In addition to his directorial skills, Antonio is also an experienced videographer, editor, and producer. He is a polyglot and regularly writes material for film in French, Italian, and English.

  • LLB Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, LLB London School of Economics, MSc University of Oxford

    Having qualified as a lawyer of the Greek Bar in 2015, Antonios is now conducting doctoral research at the University of Oxford, where he specializes in the law and economics of the European Banking Union. His studies are supported by prestigious scholarships from the Oxford Law Faculty and the Onassis Scholarship Foundation. Outside academia, he has worked at the European Central Bank, where he reviewed over a hundred financial institutions’ risk governance. His broader interests include investment fund laws, financial laws, and banking laws.

  • BA - Oxford University - Law, LLB - Universite Paris II- Private LAW, LLM - Oxford University - Law

  • BA from University of Notre Dame; MPhil fom University of Oxford

  • BA The Ohio State University, MPhil University of Oxford

    Ilhan Dahir holds a Rhodes Scholarship, and is researching refugees, forced migration studies, and global governance and diplomacy. In 2015, she traveled to Izmir, Turkey, where she undertook a teaching assignment as a Fulbright Scholar. The United States Department of Homeland Security recently selected her to represent the country in Brussels, Belgium, at an international discussion about countering violent extremism.

  • BA - Rhodes University - Journalism, MA- University of Amsterdam - Media & Culture, PHD - Goldimiths University - Media

  • BL Australian National University, MSc University of Oxford

    Sarah was awarded a coveted Rhodes Scholarship to research Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the master’s level at the University of Oxford. Outside academia, Sarah has worked as a lawyer for refugees in Egypt, and for indigenous people in Australia’s Northern Territory. She also contributed to the Khmer Rouge genocide trials in Cambodia.

  • BFA École Internationale de Création Audiovisuelle et de Réalisation

    Luar wrote and directed five short films and participated in over 30 productions while a student at EICAR in Paris, and discovered a love for editing and set design in the process. One of her films went on to win an award in the Women Filmmakers category in the “Best Shorts Competition” at La Jolla. Since graduating she has worked in the art departments of two feature films, and on many other films as an editor, videographer, and assistant producer.

  • BSc University of Leeds, MSc Cranford University

    Stephanie works for the Wiltshire Police Force as a Crime Scene Investigator. She has also worked as a consultant for Alecto Forensics, and on the Waterloo Uncovered Archaeological Project in Belgium. During her MSc, she secured a research scholarship at the Anthropology Research Facility (“The Body Farm”) in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee. She developed a new method to estimate the time since death from decomposition states and conducted paleopathology research utilizing the William Bass Skeletal Collection. Her PhD project aims to improve taphonomy as a forensic discipline.

  • BA University of Cambridge, MFA New York University

  • BA University of Cambridge, MFA New York University

    Tim worked as a research assistant in the House of Commons and trained as a lawyer in the City of London before deciding to pursue a master’s degree in Creative Writing at New York University. His first novel, Barbarians, was shortlisted for the Writers’ Guild Best First Novel, and the Novel of the Year at the Political Book Awards. He lives in New York, where he teaches at the NYU Stern School of Business.

  • BA Harvard University, MSt University of Oxford

  • BA Harvard University, MSt University of Oxford

    Harvard University chose Jessica to be its Latin Orator at its 366th Commencement. In her speech, “Epos Imperfectus” (“The Unfinished Epic”), she eulogized the quest for learning, vocations, and the value of friendship. Jessica recently completed a master’s degree in Classics at the University of Oxford.

  • BA (Hons), University of Nottingham; MSt, University of Oxford

  • BA, MA Bath Spa University

  • BA, MA Bath Spa University

    Katherine is an actor, director, teacher, and researcher who specializes in Shakespeare and gender in performance. She is the managing and artistic director of the Bath and Bristol based female-run Shakespearean theatre company The Barded Ladies, whose productions include Henry VI Part 3 and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Bristol Shakespeare Festival.

  • BA, BPhil University of Oxford

    William is conducting doctoral research at the University of Oxford, where he is based in Balliol College. His thesis focuses on ethics, political philosophy, and the role of empathy in morality. He is also interested in the possibility of blame-free morality; the connections between philosophy and meditation; the idea of learning through experience; and the potential roles for philosophy in social activism. Before taking up his current post at Oxford, William was employed as a management consultant. He routinely conducted mindful empathy workshops with groups such as Giving What We Can, World at Play, and the Kibera School for Girls in Nairobi, Kenya. Outside of academia, William enjoys tennis and yoga.

  • BA University College Dublin, PhD University College Dublin

  • BA University College Dublin, PhD University College Dublin

    Dr. Jordan completed his doctorate in 17th-century British History at University College, Dublin, and at Hertford College, Oxford, where he was a Visiting Scholar. His thesis was the first study of the life and career of Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory. His research interests include the social history of the British aristocracy and the history of material and court culture. He publishes and presents at conferences on a regular basis. Dr. Jordan is also a seasoned educator. He has taught both undergraduates and high school students, and has held teaching appointments in Dublin, Oxford, and London, including at St. Paul’s Girls’ School. He is currently the Head of Arts and Humanities at the Oxford Tutorial College.

  • MSc University of Novi Sad, MEiCogSci University of Vienna

  • MSc University of Novi Sad, MEiCogSci University of Vienna

    Luka is conducting doctoral research at the University of Oxford. He is based in the University's Department of Experimental Psychology, where he is focusing on cognitive neuroscience. His principal areas of interest include conformity, decision-making, neuroethics, moral psychology, philosophy of the mind, terror theory, and effective altruism. He has held visiting research positions at several major institutions, most recently at Trinity College Dublin, where he conducted research on spatial cognition in virtual environments.

  • BA, LLB University of Auckland, LLM University of California, Berkeley

    Lisa is conducting doctoral research in socio-legal studies at the University of Oxford. She is a leading specialist on the Modern Slavery Act 2015. She also has extensive experience in the commercial law sector, and has worked for firms including Chapmann Tripp and Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer.

  • BA, BS Columbia University, MSc University of Pennsylvania

  • BA, BS Columbia University, MSc University of Pennsylvania

    Theresa obtained a BA in political science and a BS in computer science from Columbia University before pursuing a Masters of Science in criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work experience and research focuses on human trafficking, data analysis, entrepreneurship, and advocacy. She has won several awards and grants from a variety of organizations, including “Women Who Code,” and the U.S. Department of State.

  • MEng - University of Glasgow - Mechanical Engineering

  • BFA Fine Art (University of Oxford, St. Hilda's College) - Fine Art

  • MS University of Padua, PhD University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

  • MS University of Padua, PhD University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

    Dr. Marini is a qualified psychologist with a passion for teaching and for research. She is currently a postdoctoral associate at Harvard University, where she has published papers on reducing implicit racial preferences and weight bias.

  • BA University of Oxford, BPhil University of Oxford, DPhil University of Oxford

    Dr. Marsh is a former Fellow of Magdalene College in the University of Cambridge. He gained his undergraduate from the University of Oxford with a rare first-class honors degree in Classics. He went on to obtain a BPhil and DPhil in Philosophy before teaching at the University, ultimately moving to its famous rival across the Fens. Dr. Marsh is well-traveled and today serves as the Head of Classics at the Kamuzu Academy in Malawi.

  • BA Emory University

    Leah is a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, where she studies Social Anthropology. She is a Middle East specialist, and fluent in both Arabic and Hebrew. Leah has a particular interest in culture and identity in the Middle East and is currently researching the issue of identity among Arab citizens of Israel.

  • BA, Bennington College; MSt, University of Oxford

  • BA Charles University Prague, MA University of Aberdeen, MSc University of Amsterdam

    Johana is a doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. She is based in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, where she is currently investigating issues of identity, memory, and region in Silesia. Her past projects have focused on the personal narratives of women living under Communism, and the relationship between language and power. Johana is also an expert on NGOs, and is experienced in development and fundraising - having once worked for the Forum 2000 Foundation.

  • LLB - University of Namibia - Law, MSC- Oxford University - Criminology, BCL- Oxford University - Law, Mphil - Oxford University- Law

  • BA, BSc Youngstown State University, MPhil University of Oxford

    Ashley is conducting graduate research in Economics at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Her work focuses on poverty, labor, and urban economics, with an emphasis on crime, housing, and neighborhood development. She also runs a volunteer student consultancy made up of Rhodes Scholars, and solicits consulting applications from NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa to assist various organizations in their missions.

  • BA Bowdoin College, BPhil University of Oxford

  • BFA Ruskin School of Fine Art, University of Oxford, MFA Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam

    Josie studied singing at the prestigious Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester before deciding to pursue a career as a visual artist. Her work is influenced by materials and forms that engage with theatre. She aims to achieve sculptural character that treads a line between the makeshift theatrical prop and elegant furniture design, with a note of sci-fi-esque absurdity. Her work has recently been featured in exhibitions including See Here at Neales Auction House, Bring Me My Cloak at LVP House, London, and the CONNY Contemporary Art Festival in Durham.

  • BA - University of London - French Studie & History, MS - Universiy of Oxford - Global History

  • Bachelor- University of Adelaide - Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Master- Macquarie University - Politics & Public Policy, Master- University of Oxford - Evidence based Social Intervention

  • Art Foundation University College Falmouth, BA University of Glasgow, MA The Warburg Institute

    Francesca is the Head of Fine Art at Dawson’s Auctioneers in Berkshire. She specializes in Renaissance and Old Masters paintings, and has worked at a variety of world-renowned galleries and museums, including the National Trust, the Peggy Guggenheim in Venice, and the Royal Albert Hall. Francesca is a founding member of the YES Arts initiative, for which she runs life-drawing classes.

  • BMSc, MBBS (Hons), Monash University

    Dr. Rochford is a qualified medic. He holds a Rhodes Scholarship and is researching the factors influencing the development of public policy and financially-sustainable health care systems. He previously worked as a Senior Analyst at the Australian Health Policy Collaboration, and as a Business Analyst at McKinsey.

  • BA - University of Sussex - American Studies, MPhil - University of Oxford - Criminology & Criminal Justice

  • BSc, MSc Ain Shams University, DPhil University of Oxford

  • BSc, MSc Ain Shams University, DPhil University of Oxford

    A university teacher and postdoctoral immunologist working on malaria and tuberculosis at the Jenner Institute, Dr. Salman was awarded a doctorate for research into liver-stage vaccines using transgenic rodent malaria parasites. He was previously a PhD research fellow in Leiden and a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

  • BA (summa cum laude), University of Kentucky; MSt, University of Oxford

  • BA- New York University Abu Dhabi- Middle Eastern Studies, MA- University of Oxford - Public Policy

  • BA Washington & Lee University, MPhil University of Oxford

    Pasquale was awarded a coveted Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in 2016. Prior to that, he was a Johnson Scholar at Washington and Lee, where he pursued a double-major in English and Classics. His current research centers on Milton’s reconfiguration of heroism to include the disabled body. He is sought-after as a public thinker, and has published op-eds in The New York Times, and essays in journals such as "Shenandoah" and "3Elements Review".

  • BA, LLB, Stellen University, BCL University of Oxford

    Emily was awarded a coveted Rhodes Scholarship to pursue graduate research at the University of Oxford. She is researching the role of human rights in modern law, with her work focusing on comparative human rights, comparative equality law, medical law and ethics, and children, families, and the state. Outside of academia she has worked as an attorney at Norton Rose Fulbright, where she specialized in insurance litigation and information technology law.

  • BSc, MSc Universidad de Vigo, MSc, PhD Aalborg Universitet

    Jorge is a post-doctoral scholar in Battery Management at Oxford University. He works with AMPLiFII, a project aimed at laying the foundations of a new UK automotive supply chain. His current research focus is on novel electric vehicle concepts and Li-ion battery modeling, simulation, emulation, testing, diagnosis, balancing and management systems. He previously co-founded a photovoltaic consulting company. He has been a visiting researcher at RWTH ISEA Aachen University, Germany, and FEUP and INES TEC Porto, Portugal.

  • BS Middle Tennessee State University, PhD Cornell University

    Dr. Wallace is a researcher at the Ludwig Cancer Institute at the University of Oxford. She works on functional and inherited genomics for application in the prediction and treatment of human disease. Dr. Wallace obtained a PhD in genetics and genomics focusing on somatic alterations that drive cancer. She has significant experience teaching laboratory and cell biology, incorporating cutting-edge research, new biotechnologies, and emerging issues such as genetic testing, personalized medicine, and bioethics.

  • MSc, MPhil, PhD, Erasmus University

    Hendra works in the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Rotterdam School of Management in Erasmus University. He has special expertise in organizational strategy, global business, and sustainability. Outside of academia, Hendra has worked in the international private sector for Deutsche Bahn Schenker, and for the Lumina de Schakel Foundation, which supports underprivileged youths in Indonesia.

  • BS, Biology, Middle Tennessee State University; MS, Biotech and Genetics, Middle Tennessee State University

The Oxford Prep Experience

  • PhD from United Arab Emirates University, MSc from Jordan University, BSc from Applied Science University

    Nadia is a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford. She previously held a research post in the Department of Human Genetics at the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute, where she worked on the Deciphering Developmental Disorders project. Nadia completed her PhD in 2013 in the field of Clinical Genetics.

  • BS City University of New York, MFA University of Leeds

  • BS City University of New York, MFA University of Leeds

    Andrea Artz has a photography studio in London. Her clients include British Airways High Life, The New Yorker, Time, Siemens, Bombardier, Deutsche Bank, Die Zeit, Lufthansa, and Spiegel, for whom she shoots portraits, travel stories, reportages, and photographic essays. Andrea’s personal projects are influenced by her graduate background in Fine Art, and have been exhibited at The Royal Academy in London, the Charles Dickens Museum, and the Kunsthaus Hamburg, among many others.

  • BA - University of the Arts, London - Fine Art

  • BA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • BSc The American University of Cairo

    Since obtaining her BSc in Biology in 2013, Salma has worked in a variety of international research positions in the UK and Africa. She participated on the Vector Biology Research Program, run by the US Naval Medical Research Unit, and conducted research for the Zewail City of Science and Technology in Egypt. Salma currently works for the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford, where she specializes in the relationship between Minimal Residual Disease and tumor dormancy in High Serous Grade Ovarian Cancer patients.

  • Licentiate Leinster School of Music and Drama, MA National University of Ireland

    Joy is a professional director and performer with over twenty years of drama teaching experience. She started her stage career with a three-year tenure at the Abbey Theatre Dublin. She then became a freelance actor, and performed in all the major theaters in Ireland before becoming the Director, Acting Coach, and Principal of the Irish Academy of Dramatic Arts. She served in this role for a decade between 2000 and 2010. She has now directed over a hundred theater performances in Ireland and the U.K.

  • BSc from the University of Manchester

  • MA - St Andrews Univesity - Psychology; MSC in progress - Oxford University- Experimental Psychology

  • BA, MA Bath Spa University

  • BA - Cambridge University - English; MST - Oxford University - English ; PHD - Cambridge University - English.

  • BSC - University of Belgrade - Mathematics - Computer Science; MSC - University of Belgrade - Mathematics - Computer Science

  • MA University of St Andrews, MSt University at Oxford

    Dr. Lau is the JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Hitotsubashi University Institute of Economic Research. He is currently composing a comprehensive study of the reign of the Byzantine Emperor John II Komnenos. He gained his doctorate from the University of Oxford. His thesis analyzed the political and social history of the Komnenos era. Dr. Lau is a seasoned pedagogue, having served as a Tutor at the University of Oxford. He also edited and contributed to "Landscapes of Power," a volume of essays on Byzantine history.

  • BA - University of Glasgow - Aeronautical Engineering; MSC - University of Glasgow - Aerospace Engineering

  • March University of Novi Sad, MEi:CogSci University of Vienna, MSc University of Vienna

  • BSc, BL University of Cape Town, MSc University of Oxford

  • BSc, BL University of Cape Town, MSc University of Oxford

    Joshua won a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue Master’s research in African Studies in Oxford, where he is the University’s African Studies Student Representative. He previously worked in the litigation department of Bowmans Africa Law Firm and as a consultant for Economic Development Platform Ltd. He has pioneered a number of workers’ rights campaigns and student-focused initiatives.

  • BA Bowdoin College, BPhil University of Oxford

    Aidan is pursuing graduate research in Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in the history of political thought, and in contemporary debates in political and moral philosophy. His current work calls on a diverse range of figures, including Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Nietzsche, and Arendt.

  • BA - QMUL - English Literature; MA - UEA - Creative Writing; PHD - UEA - Creative and Critical Writing

  • BA University of Johannesburg, BA University of Cape Town, MPhil University of Oxford

    Kgaugelo Sebidi studied Psychology at undergraduate level, before being awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to pursue graduate work at the University of Oxford. He is based in the University’s Department of International Development, where he is researching the transformation and development of higher education in South Africa.

  • BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design, MA University College London, MFA University of London, DPhil candidate, University of Oxford

    Arturo Soto is a photographer and writer pursuing doctoral work in Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford. His work focuses on the sociopolitical markers contained in urban environments, and on capturing the everyday through the language of documentary photography. The Eriksay Connection recently published his book "In The Heat", a collection of images of Panama’s urban landscape.

  • MA - University of Edinburgh - International Relations

  • BA, MA Stanford University, MPhil University of Oxford

    Miles is conducting doctoral research in political theory at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Before taking up his current post, he worked as a Policy Associate for the Frontier Group - a think-tank that specializes in campaign finance reform. Miles routinely authors and contributes to reports cited by national media outlets such as "The New York Times," "The Wall Street Journal," and CNN. He is a keen distance runner, and was an All-American athlete during his time at Stanford.

  • BA Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, MJur, MPhil, University of Oxford

    After graduating from Sofia University, Tsvetelina pursued an MJur at the University of Oxford as a Merton Lawyer’s Scholar. Since then, she has undertaken an MPhil at Oxford on the legality of artificial intelligence in armed combat. Her broader research interests include human rights law and international law.

  • MA University of Cambridge, MA Royal College of Art London

    Tom is an architect, designer, and educator who has worked for several studios in London and Oxford, including Zaha Hadid Architects and the set design department of the Royal Opera House. He also previously worked in the European Commission’s Heritage Office in Brussels. He is particularly interested in design where historic buildings meet bold, contemporary designs.

  • MSC - University College London - Cardiovascular Science; MD- ECFMG- Medecine; MBBS - Liaquat National Medical School - Medecine

The Oxford Spring Seminar

  • BSc, M.Res, PhD St George's University of London

  • BA Universidade de São Paolo, MA Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, MSc University of Oxford

  • March University of Novi Sad, MEi:CogSci University of Vienna, MSc University of Vienna

The Oxford Summer Seminar: Double Major

  • BSc - Bogazici University - Economics, MSc - London School of Economics - Economics

  • BSc, M.Res, PhD St George's University of London

    Dr. Dilaver holds a PhD in reproductive physiology from St George's, University of London. He is currently completing a medical doctorate at Swansea University Medical School. He has extensive experience as a teacher at the University of London, where he has worked as a demonstrator, a problem-based learning tutor, and an international tutor. Dr. Dilaver is widely-published, and most recently contributed a co-authored chapter to Lubna Pal's book, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current and Emerging Concepts.

  • MSt, English Literature, University of Oxford; BA, English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths College; BA, Theatre Directing, Munich Academy of Dramatic Arts

  • BA, Texas A&M University; MA, University of Durham; DPhil, University of Oxford

  • BPhil, University of Oxford; BA, University of Oxford

  • BA Universidade de São Paolo, MA Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, MSc University of Oxford

  • BA Universidade de São Paolo, MA Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, MSc University of Oxford

    Caio holds Baccalaureate and Master’s degrees in Law from the Universidade de São Paolo and the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne respectively. He is currently researching an MSc at the University of Oxford. Caio has worked in the legal sector, and his fluency in Portuguese, French, Spanish, and English puts him in high demand for law conferences around the world.

  • M.A. Indian Institute of Technology Madras

  • PhD, English Literature, University of Oxford; MA, English Literature, University of Oxford; BA, English/Economics, Bowdoin College

  • PhD Cornell University, BS Middle Tennessee State University

  • BS, Biology, Middle Tennessee State University; MS, Biotech and Genetics, Middle Tennessee State University

The Oxford Summer Seminar: Session I

  • BSc - Bogazici University - Economics, MSc - London School of Economics - Economics

  • MSt, English Literature, University of Oxford; BA, English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths College; BA, Theatre Directing, Munich Academy of Dramatic Arts

  • BA- University of Birmingham- Philosophy, MA- University of Birmingham- Philosophy, BPhil - Oxford University- Philosophy

  • BA, Texas A&M University; MA, University of Durham; DPhil, University of Oxford

  • BPhil, University of Oxford; BA, University of Oxford

  • BA Universidade de São Paolo, MA Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, MSc University of Oxford

  • M.A. Indian Institute of Technology Madras

  • PhD, English Literature, University of Oxford; MA, English Literature, University of Oxford; BA, English/Economics, Bowdoin College

  • PhD Cornell University, BS Middle Tennessee State University

  • BS, Biology, Middle Tennessee State University; MS, Biotech and Genetics, Middle Tennessee State University

The Oxford Summer Seminar: Session II

  • BSc - Bogazici University - Economics, MSc - London School of Economics - Economics

  • BA, Texas A&M University; MA, University of Durham; DPhil, University of Oxford

  • BA Universidade de São Paolo, MA Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, MSc University of Oxford

  • PhD, English Literature, University of Oxford; MA, English Literature, University of Oxford; BA, English/Economics, Bowdoin College

  • BS, Biology, Middle Tennessee State University; MS, Biotech and Genetics, Middle Tennessee State University

The Cambridge Tradition: Full Program

  • BSc - Bogazici University - Economics, MSc - London School of Economics - Economics

  • BSc Baghdad University, MSc, Al-Nahrain University College of Medicine. PhD candidate University of Strathclyde

    Ahlam is conducting doctoral research in cell biology at the University of Strathclyde, where he is working to develop new anti-pancreatic cancer drugs. He has particular expertise in nuclear extractions, cell cycles and cultures, and the preparation of recombinant adenoviruses. He was recently invited to present his research at the 18th World Congress of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology in Kyoto.

  • BA - University of Derby - Mathematics , MA - University of Stirling - Big Data

  • LLB Queen Mary, University of London, LLM Harvard Law School

    Camilla is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. She earned an LLM at Harvard Law School, where she was both a Fulbright Scholar and Teaching Fellow. She has held appointments at the NYU School of Law and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian affairs. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

  • BSC - Arizona State University - Biotechonoly

  • BA University of Oxford

  • BA University of Oxford, BJur University of Cambridge

    Sophie recently graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she won the ECS Wade Prize for Constitutional Law, and the E. M. Burnett Prize for First Class. She has held pupillages at legal firms across London, including 39 Essex Chambers, Brick Court Chambers, Fountain Court Chambers, and Quadrant Chambers. She has also worked as an analyst for Credit Suisse, and has competed with the Canadian National Debate Team across four continents.

  • BA Wesleyan University, MSt Yenching Academy of Peking University. MPhil candidate, University of Cambridge

    Jili is conducting graduate research in African Studies at the University of Cambridge, where she holds the prestigious Standard Bank Derek Cooper Award. In her current project, she is examining South Africa’s post-apartheid strategies for education reform. More generally, her expertise cover current issues in international relations, especially the movements Black Lives Matter and Rhodes Must Fall.

  • BSc Monterrey Institute of Technology, MPhil University of Cambridge

    Eddie is conducting graduate research at the University of Cambridge, where he holds a prestigious Gates Scholarship. His current projects are tied up with the Immune Genomics Group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, which is partnered with GlaxoSmithKline and Biogen. He is an expert in genomics and DNA, and in the use of data analysis and mathematical simulations in the life sciences.

  • BA - Cambridge University - Sociology, MPhil - Cambridge University - Sociology

  • BA St Mary’s University College, MSc Kingston University, PhD King’s College, London

    Dr. Clarke is a leading expert in Naval Warfare. His research interests focus on international power projection, international relations, amphibious operations and expeditionary warfare, carrier operations and the development of naval aviation, and the evolution and development of unmanned systems, including equipment design and procurement. He is widely-published, and has written for The Telegraph and Global Maritime History.

  • BA Royal Holloway, University of London, MA Stellenbosch University, MPhil University of Cambridge

    Harry is an expert in international relations and in African studies. His most recent research project explored themes in post-apartheid South Africa’s foreign policy, and the role the military played in it. Outside academia, he has worked at Australia House in London, and remotely in the UK on behalf of the British Chamber of Commerce in Southern Africa.

  • BA - Al Akhawayn University - International Studies, MPhil - University of Cambridge- International Relations

  • BSc, MSc Shiraz University, PhD University of Birmingham

    Dr. Dariush is a research associate at the University of Cambridge, where he specializes in medical and astronomical image processing and data analyses. His current project is being conducted in collaboration with Cancer Research UK and Addenbroke’s Hospital, where he is developing software to improve imaging data related to cancer research. In the past he has worked as a research associate in the Herschel-SPIRE Instrument Team, and at Cardiff University and Imperial College London.

  • BA - University of Belgrade - Civil Engineering, MA - University of Belgrade - Civil Engineering, PHD - University of Belgrade - Civil Engineering

  • DIPL ING - University of Belgrades - Telecommunications; MSC- University of Belgrades - Telecommunications ; PLD - University of Belgrades - Telecommunications

  • BSC - Oklahoma State University - Industrial Engineering, BSC - Monterrey Institute of Technology - Industrial Engineering , MF - University of Cambridge - Finance

  • LL.B - Trinity College Dublin - Law; LL.M - MGill University - Law; PHD in progress - University of Cambridge - Law

  • BS Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, MPhil University of Cambridge, PhD University of Cambridge

  • BS Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, MPhil, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Garcia holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Today he works as an engineer with a specialization in nanotechnology. He has held a number of major research appointments, including at the Los Alamos National Research Laboratory in the United States where he worked on carbon nanotube characterization. For many years he has supervised undergraduate and graduate students in engineering. He is active in the technology startup community in Cambridge, which is commonly known as the Silicon Fen.

  • BA - Greenwich University- Architecture; Diploma RIBA - Westminster University - Architecture; Diploma - UCL- Architectural Computation

  • BSc University of Nottingham, MSc University of Nottingham, PhD University of Cambridge

  • BSc, MSc University of Nottingham, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Gundry is a Fellow of Darwin College in the University of Cambridge where he supervises undergraduates in Zoology. He also maintains an active photography practice. He acquired a love of wildlife having been raised in the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and in Dartmoor in England. He went on to pursue a Master's degree in Biological Photography and Imaging at Nottingham University before coming to Cambridge, where he gained a doctorate on insect flight. As part of his research he developed a range of imaging technology and techniques. To date he has created high-quality imagery of about 700 of the University Museum of Zoology's specimens for the use of researchers around the world. His photography work also takes him to locations across Britain and Europe to capture charismatic wildlife, from puffins in Pembrokeshire to white-tailed eagles Norway.

  • BA Carleton College, MPhil, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Hammond studied at Cambridge as both a Gates Cambridge Scholar and a Commonwealth Scholar. Her doctoral research explored the use and regulation of assistive and reproductive technologies in Canada. She led the initial Cambridge Global Scholars Symposia during her time at Cambridge. Dr. Hammond now studies law at McGill University.

  • BA Hons, Law & Psychology (Carleton University); MPhil, Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies (University of Cambridge); [PhD, Sociology (University of Cambridge) - expected 2015]

  • BA Boston University, MSc London School of Economics, LLM Erasmus University Hamburg

    Tom is conducting doctoral research at the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in financial geography. His work concentrates on the development of financial centers in Central and Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on Poland. He also has expertise in EU-Russian relations and Central and Eastern European integration. His findings have been published in the "Journal of Contemporary European Research" and the "International Journal of Energy Security and Environmental Research." Tom is an experienced lecturer, and currently teaches at Vistala University in Poland. He has held similar posts across the world at institutions including the University of Massachusetts, the Albanian Institute for International Studies, and the Center for Social and Economic Research in Warsaw.

  • BA (Hons) University of Essex, MA Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

    Eamon is an actor, director, and pedagogue. He currently serves as a Senior Lecturer in Voice at Bath Spa University. He regularly coaches actors in the Royal Shakespeare Company, and has previously held posts at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, the American Musical Theatre Academy, and the Hampstead Academy of Acting and Drama. He also served as the lead voice coach for the West End production of "Matilda."

  • BA - University of Konstanz - Politics & Public Administration , MA - Postdam University - Politics, MPhil - Cambridge University - International Relations

  • AB Harvard College; MSc University of Oxford

  • AB Harvard College; MSc University of Oxford

    With the support of a Rhodes Scholarship, Grace is completing the Wellcome Trust doctoral program in neuroscience at the University of Oxford. Her work aims to build models that mimic the ways in which the brain works in an effort to understand everything from mental illness to philosophical questions about where the mind comes from.

  • MA - University of St. Andrews - International Relations, MA - Science Po Paris - International Security, DPhil - University of Oxford - International Relations

  • BA New York University, MSc Erasmus University Rotterdam, MSc London School of Economics

  • BA New York University, MSc Erasmus University Rotterdam, MSc London School of Economics

    Poorvi is an expert in economics and business, and in social research methods. Her recent academic projects have focused on the fundamentals of social research design and applied regression analysis. In the past she has worked as an analyst for ETH Zürich, where she conducted a large-scale systematic review of risk preferences in Europe, as well as a literature review of risk preference elicitation methods in the agricultural sector.

  • BA Carleton University, MPhil University of Oxford

  • BA Carleton University, MPhil University of Cambridge, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Jerath is a specialist on the use of force in policing, and on the various individual, environmental, and situational mechanisms involved in police-citizen altercations. She is a decorated scholar, and won both the Wakefield Scholarship and a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship while a student at the University of Cambridge. She is currently a senior lecturer in Criminology and Policing at the London Metropolitan University.

  • MD - University of Belgrade - Anatomy

  • MD Univerzitet u Beogradu

    Dr. Kapor is a neuroscientist, and currently teaches in the Department of Anatomy in the School of Medicine at the University of Belgrade. He has expertise in the neurobiology of sleep in aging and disease. As a student, he held a prestigious scholarship from Serbia’s Ministry of Education, as well as being awarded a grant from the International Brain Research Organization in 2017. He has trained in the teaching of clinical skills and anatomy at the University of St Andrews. Dr. Kapor has published over a dozen articles in various medical journals.

  • BA American University of Beirut, MSc London School of Economics

    Christina holds a degree in Media Communications from the American University of Beirut, with a minor in Political Science, and a master’s in Strategic Communications from the London School of Economics. She is an expert in the impact of online corporate marketing on internal stakeholders. Christina has worked extensively in the media industry, and has held positions at MTV and Knowledge View.

  • BA - Bowdoin College - Government & Legal Studies, MA - Wesleyan University - Social Science

  • AB University of Pennsylvania, MLitt University of St Andrews, MPhil, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Mackowiak is a lecturer, Director of Studies, and sometime Praelector of Robinson College at the University of Cambridge. His diverse interests include the literature of Victorian scientific materialism, literature about university life, “badness” in poetry, the English Tripos Tragedy paper, and comedy. He received his first degree Phi Beta Kappa summa cum laude from University of Pennsylvania in English and Physics. After that he spent a year at the University of Virginia as the President's Fellow in English language and Literature. At Cambridge he has played in the University's Gold squad for five years, twice captaining teams; has served as Captain of graduate rowing at Trinity College; and is a member of The Hawk's Club.

  • BA University of Miami, MSt University of Oxford

    Katherine is conducting doctoral research in Latin-American Art at the University of Cambridge, where she is a member of the CRASSH Research Group. Her current project examines the camera as a piece of political technology. In the past she has worked as a Creative Assistant at the boutique design studio, Richardson Sadeki, and as an Adjunct Professor at Miami Dade College.

  • BSc Universidad Politécnica di Madrid, MSc Delft University of Technology

    Alvaro is conducting doctoral research in Astrophysics at the University of Oxford. He is an expert in Aerospace Engineering, and has held internships at IMDEA Materials and at OHB System AG, where he worked on a number of cutting-edge projects in the development of optical instruments for the space sector. He is currently working on the HARMONI project, which involves designing and developing an integral field spectrograph for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).

  • M Eng - University of Southampton - Aeronautics & Astronautics, Doctorate - University of Southampton - Sports Performance Engineering

  • BSc University of Arizona, MSc Arizona State University, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Morris is a senior-level professional with ten years’ postdoctoral experience across academia and industry. She is particularly interested in promoting innovation in human healthcare, and translating new technologies into biomedical resources. In the past, she has worked for Cambridge Epigenetix, where she managed clinical trial processes and built business strategies around the results.

  • BA, MSc, Bocconi University

    Domenico has special expertise in mathematics and statistics, competition law, and monetary economics. His recent research has focused on real wage convergence in the European Union. Outside of academia, he has trained at the European Central Bank, as well as Deustche Bank. He is currently working on the European Commission.

  • BA University of Magdeburg, Germany, MPhil University of Cambridge. PhD candidate University of Cambridge

    Katrin is conducting doctoral research at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar. She is a specialist in criminology. In her current project, Katrin is conducting an analytic review and empirical study of interview techniques with older adult witnesses. She also has expertise in legal and forensic psychology. She is widely-published, and has written on everything from rhino poaching in South Africa to the impact of circadian rhythm on personal identification performance.

  • Diploma, Acharya Institute of Technology, BTech Mechanical Engineering, Christ University, India; MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design, Cranfield

    Omkar is a specialist in aircraft aerodynamics, the design and analysis of composite structures, and aeroelasticity. Outside of academia, he has worked for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, where he performed in-flight snag analyses on helicopters, and worked on a project to improve stability in rotor blades. His recent research has focused on reducing drag in composite wing structures.

  • BA Hons (King's College, London); MA (Goldsmiths)

  • BA (Hons), King's College, London, MA, Goldsmiths College, University of London

    Joe is a published short-story writer, poet, and essayist, and the leader of the Out Of Class workshop group. He is in high demand at various literary events, and has recently read his work at Lit Live! and The Library at Night. In 2016, he was nominated for the Pat Kavanagh Award, one of Goldsmiths’ most prestigious prizes. Joe is bilingual, and has taught and done translation work in Spanish. He is represented by United Agents.

  • MA Cambridge School of Art, BA Antonio de Nebrija University

  • BA Antonio de Nebrija University, PGCE Complutense University MA Cambridge School of Art

    Lele is a published author and illustrator who has worked for some of the biggest brands in the world, including Apple, McDonald’s, and PlayStation. Her work has recently been exhibited at Urban Spree in Berlin, the Landesmuseum in Lichtenstein, and the Biennale of Illustration in Bratislava. Her advertising work recently won prizes in the Cannes Lions and the New York Festival.

  • PhD University of Bedfordshire

    Sudesh is a senior lecturer in Accounting and Finance at De Montfort University. He has developed a range of programs across the education sector, both nationally and internationally. He has particular expertise in corporate finance, risk management, accounting, and corporate performance. In the past he has taught at the Cambridge Judge Business School, and acted as a Lead Consultant for TDJ Solutions.

  • Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment Master of Studies, University of Cambridge, Dottore Architetto, Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia

  • Dott. Arch., Università luav di Venezia

    Stefania is an architect who currently works for EPR, having previously lectured at the University of Suffolk. She is a leading expert on heritage buildings, and how best to protect them through refurbishment, or to adapt them for different use; on the weathering process of their materials; and on how intervention can enhance their historical value. Stefania is also a founder of the interdisciplinary research and design platform, Ekkentros.

  • BA - Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - Philosophy; MA - Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - Philosophy; MA - Dartmouth - Comparative Literature

  • BA, MA, University of Amsterdam, MA King’s College, London. PhD candidate, University of Cambridge

    Sina is conducting doctoral research at the University of Cambridge. He is an expert in modern European intellectual, social, cultural, and economic history, political cultures and national identities, and migration and global interdependence. He is a decorated scholar, and won the prestigious Royal Institute of Philosophy & Cambridge University Press Philosophy essay prize in 2016.

  • BA, MMath, University of Cambridge. PhD candidate, University of Cambridge

    Jonathan is pursuing doctoral research at the University of Cambridge, where he is engaged in a pioneering attempt to use mathematical modelling and computer simulations in the study of granular gravity currents. He has also worked in the Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge. Jonathan is in high demand as a supervisor at the University of Cambridge, and teaches papers including Dynamical Systems, Fluid Dynamics, and Variational Principles to undergraduate students.

The Cambridge Prep Experience: Full Program

  • BA - University of Chicago - Interdisciplinary Humanities; MP - University of Cambridge - American Literature

  • MA - University of St Andrews - Psychology; PGCLT- Cantebury Christ Church - Teaching+ Learning; PHD - University of Liverpool - Applied psychology

  • MA University of Glasgow, MLitt University of St Andrews

  • Bachelors of Technology - Sharda University - Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Masters of Technology - Indian Institute of Technology - Technology and Development; MPhil - University of Cambridge - Engineering for Sustainable Development; Doctor of Philosophy - University of Cambridge - Architecture

  • BSc- Aix-Marseille University- Physiology and Neuroscience; Master- Aix-Marseille University- Neuroscience.

  • Btec Norwich School of Art & Design, BA Central St Martins, MA Royal College of Art

    Amy is a professional artist based in London. Her work has recently been exhibited in London, Bristol, and Lancashire. She is also in demand as a teacher across England’s premiere arts colleges, and has held lectureships at Anglia Ruskin and the Royal College of Art. Her work is interdisciplinary, and embraces textiles, film, live performance, and fine art.

  • BA University of Porto, MPhil University of Cambridge

    A researcher at the famed Cambridge Institute of Criminology, Joana researches intimate partner violence among migrant women. Outside of her research, Joana works with the Red Cross as a Project Manager, supporting projects in gender equality and youth leadership.

  • BA Union College, MPhil University of Cambridge

    Julia recently completed a graduate degree in Sociology at the University of Cambridge. Prior to entering academia, she worked for the Solutions Journalism Network, the Center for an Urban Future, and the US State Department as a Fulbright Teaching Fellow. Julia continues to work for the Huffington Post, writing articles on climate change, artificial intelligence, global pandemics, nuclear proliferation, and other risks threatening future generations.

  • BSc- Aix-Marseille University- Human Biology and Biotechnologies; MSc- Aix-Marseille University- Neuroscience; Doctorate in progress - Aix-Marseille University- Neuroscience

  • BA University of the Arts London, MA Goldsmiths, University of London

    David Kendall’s photography and research explore how spatial, economic, and design initiatives, as well as participatory practices, combine to encourage social and spatial interconnections or dissonance in cities. David’s photographs, spatial research, and collaborative projects have featured in exhibitions, festivals, conferences, and symposia at museums and academic institutions around the world. David is a visiting research fellow within the Centre for Urban and Community Research, at Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • BSc, MSc University of Leicester, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Kheir is a specialist in the replication of chromosomal DNA in proliferating human somatic cells. He holds a doctorate in Molecular Cell Biology at from the University of Cambridge, where he studied at Darwin College. His early research focused on Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology, as well as Medical Genetics. Today Dr. Kheir regularly serves as a demonstrator and supervisor for undergraduates in Molecular Biology at the University.

  • BSc, MSc Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

    A doctoral student in Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge, Gunther works on the mathematical modelling of decision-making in the brain and brain imaging data analysis. His previous degrees were in Physics during which he designed his own a highly efficient radiocarbon dating system. He was a teaching assistant in mathematics at the prestigious ETH in Zürich for 4 years.

  • BA Ryerson University, MS McMaster University

    Andrea is a neuroscientist conducting research at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge. Her work is supported by a Gates Scholarship. Andrea investigates new cognitive approaches to help those suffering from Acquired Brain Injury.

  • BSc - University of Arkansas - Mechanical Engineering; MSc- Cranfield University- Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering

  • BBA - University of South Carolina - International Business ; Master of International Business - University of South Carolina - International Busines

  • BA, MA University of Cape Town

    Oliver is a South African writer currently completing his doctorate in English Literature at the University of Cambridge. His work centers on the Rousseau’s impact on both education and reading.

  • BSC- University of Portharcourt - Anatomy; MSC - University of Portharcourt - Anatomy; PHD - University of Nottingham - Preclinical Oncology

  • PhD, University of Cambridge

    Dr. Olamaie is a Research Associate at the Battcock Centre for Experimental Astrophysics in the University of Cambridge’s famous Cavendish Laboratory, and at Imperial College London’s Centre for Inference and Cosmology. Her principal research interests are the analysis of large data sets, mathematical modelling, and the analysis of X-ray observations of galaxy clusters. Dr. Olamaie is widely-published, and has contributed to over fifty articles in academic journals.

  • BA University of Cambridge

    Stephanie is a doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge. She is a specialist in biological anthropology, and is currently working to identify the unique physiological adaptations of high altitude communities. This will enable a better understanding of how to treat low oxygen levels in critically ill patients in intensive care hospital units. Her work is multidisciplinary and spans physiology, molecular biology, anthropology and medicine. Stephanie holds a rare starred first-class undergraduate degree in Natural Science from the University of Cambridge.

  • BA- Anglia Ruskin University - Criminology; MPhil - University of Cambridge - Criminology Research; PHD - University of Cambridge - Criminology Research

  • Masters of Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough Univeristy

  • MEng Loughborough University. PhD candidate, University of Cambridge

    Kristian is conducting doctoral research in Engineering at the University of Cambridge, where he holds the prestigious Churchill College Pochobradsky Studentship. He has expertise in mechanical engineering, robotics, mechatronics, and a number of coding languages, including MATLAB, C++, and Python. In his current project, he is making mathematical models of the human heart, designed to help physicians in their assessment of the heart’s functions. Kristian is in high demand as a supervisor at the University of Cambridge, and teaches undergraduates at five different Colleges.

  • BSc Ludwig Maximilian University, MASt University of Cambridge

    Tobias is conducting graduate studies in Physics at the University of Cambridge. Outside of academia, he has worked on the construction of wind tunnels for Volkswagen, and on oscilloscopes for Rohde & Schwarz.

  • BA University of Pennsylvania, BSc Wharton School of Business

    Rob is an investment analyst based in Prague. He acts as a principal for an international team of investors establishing a $100-million mezzanine fund focused on Central European real estate. His career began in the Real Estate Group of Salomon Smith Barney's New York Investment Banking Division. There he helped to lead several IPOs, raising over $7.5 billion in the process. Later Rob relocated to Europe to take on senior positions in venture capital. He worked first in Dublin and then in the Czech Republic. Most recently, Rob has consulted with The Gem Group, a London-based private equity fund.

  • BA University of Pennsylvania, BSc Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

  • BS - University of Rochester - Optical Engineering

  • BA Pacific University, MPhil University of Cambridge

    Callie is based in POLIS, the Center of Latin American Studies, at the University of Cambridge, where she holds a prestigious Gates scholarship. She has expertise in global politics and government, and is a regular contributor of articles and op-eds to the many newspapers and magazines managed by Pamplin Media. She has also worked as a research consultant for Endangered Threads Documentaries. In her current research project, she is investigating the heritage of Maya groups in Guatemala.

  • BA University of Cambridge, MA King’s College London, PhD University of Cambridge

    Dr. Varley-Winter is a lecturer in English Literature at Keble College in the University of Oxford. Her current research focuses on topics including literary fragments and fragmentation, lyric poetry, and war literature; and writers such as Emily Dickinson, Mina Loy, and Stevie Smith. She is also active as a poet. Her work has appeared in "Obsessed with Pipework," "Gadabout," "Varsity," and "Pomegranate." She was awarded the Brewer Hall Poetry Prize in 2013. Outside of academia, Dr. Varley-Winter has worked as an Editorial Assistant at the Natural History Museum in London.

  • A.B - Princeton University - Molecular Biology

  • BA Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, BA Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, MA EICAR International Film School

    Victoria is a Brazilian filmmaker. She has experience in all aspects of filmmaking, including directing, producing, and working as a casting director for feature films, short films, and music videos. She has worked as a creative assistant and researcher for Ridley Scott Associates. Victoria’s first film “She Walks” won the Albert Broccoli Award for Best Film at the Cinematheque Française and had its premiere at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam. She is currently working on her next film, “Selvagem”.

  • BA - Goldsmith University - English & Creative Writing; MA - Goldsmith University - Creative Writing

  • BSc- University of Chichester - Psychology; MSc - London School of Economics - Gender

  • BA, BSc University of British Columbia, MPH, CHFM, CPHI Johns Hopkins University

    Justin is conducting doctoral research at the University of Cambridge. He is based in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care. His current project draws on epidemiology, econometrics, and applied policy analysis to interrogate government responses to macroeconomic shocks in European countries and their impact on population health. Prior to taking up his current position, he worked as a Senior Associate for Avalere Health. In this role he helped Fortune 500 life science companies and charitable foundations solve coverage, coding, payment, and patient access problems.

  • BA University of Chile, LLM University of Cambridge

  • LLB University of Chile, LLM University of Cambridge

    Paz is a specialist in Public International Law, international investment law, and maritime boundaries. She has considerable experience in proceedings before the International Court of Justice, and has contributed to cases across South America as an associate to companies including Matrix Chambers, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Foley Hoag. Paz is also an experienced academic, and has taught at the University of Oxford, and written for Huffington Post.

Oxbridge at UCLA

  • AB Harvard College, MBA Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

    Joseph is the co-founding partner and managing director of Moonsail Capital, LLC, a private equity fund focused on investments in the US and Puerto Rico. A finance expert with more than ten years of private equity experience working with J.P. Morgan, and Merrill Lynch, he was also the Director of Business Development for Univision Communications for three years. Joseph integrates anecdotes from his experience and also a variety of engaging guest speakers into the classroom.

  • BA Yale University, MFA University of Southern California

    Leonora is a professional photographer, cinematographer, and actress. In 2011, she was honored with the Sun Cinematography Award and a mentorship with Michael Goi. This led to a position in the camera department on the FX television series “American Horror Story: Asylum.” Leonora is interested in photography as a tool for the expression of ideas and emotions, and she works on projects large and small - from staged, polished, images, rich with metaphor, to recording dewdrops on flower petals. As an actress she regularly appears on stage, and in television and film.

  • BA from University of New Orleans in Communications, MFA from USC in Film Production

  • BA University of New Orleans, MFA USC School of Cinematic Arts

    David worked as a guest lecturer at USC’s school of cinematic arts for film production and editing classes. He is both a photographer and a cinematographer with expertise in post-production software such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and Avid.

  • BA University of Southern California

    Michael is a doctoral researcher at UCLA working on the consequences of acute traumatic stress on the peripheral endocrine system. He is especially interested in the ways that acute stress challenges energy homeostasis, and the impacts this has on the brain. His lab has discovered a simple, yet effective, mechanism by which to prevent PTSD and comorbid depression-like symptoms following an acute stress session in rats. They are running a clinical trial to test its efficacy in trauma patients that are hospitalized for emergency care following an accident.

  • BA AFDA Film School, MFA University of California, Los Angeles

    Brynach is an award-winning writer and director. He received his BA from the AFDA Film School in South Africa, where he wrote and directed six short films including "The Cabin," which played at The Henri Langlois Film Festival. Back in the UK, he worked for the BBC on "Torchwood" and "Doctor Who." After two years in TV, he decided to pursue an MFA in Directing at UCLA. In 2011 he was named a BAFTA Brit to Watch. Recently his thesis short "Role Play" was selected by the Munich Student Film Festival, The London Short Film Festival, and Slamdance Film Festival. It also received the prestigious UCLA Directors' Spotlight Award.

  • BA University of New South Wales, PhD Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

    Tisha is a doctoral researcher at the University of Southern California, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Dramatic Arts at Central Michigan University. Her current project is focused on feminism and feminist media studies, communication in the digital realm, and the politics of food. She is widely-published and has contributed articles to several international academic journals.

  • BA Universitat Pompeu Fabra, MFA University of California, Los Angeles

    Julia is a founding partner of LA Panda, an audiovisual production company that consults with international clients looking to shoot films in the United States. In the past she has worked as a Narrative Associate with Participant Media in Beverly Hills, and as the Head of Development for Distinto Films. Julia won the prestigious Sundance Institute Filmmaker Grant in 2014 for her film "A Woman in the Shadows." As a student, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship.

  • BA from Kennesaw State in English, MFA from Carnegie Mellon in Dramatic Writing

  • BA Kennesaw State University, MFA Carnegie Mellon University

    Brian is a playwright and director for theater productions. He has helped produce and develop over 10 productions across the United States. He has experience teaching college-level playwriting and theater study classes.

  • BA from UPenn in Psychology, MA from UCLA in Psychology, PhD Candidate

  • BA University of Mazandaran, MS Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, MSc California State University, Long Beach

    Reza is a doctoral researcher at UCLA, where he is investigating issues in structural and earthquake engineering. His research focuses on the assessment of existing structures and their performance under seismic events. Prior to taking up his current post he worked in civil engineering in Iran.

  • BA University of California, Berkeley, JD University of California, Los Angeles

    Brandon is a doctoral researcher at the University of Southern California. He is based in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where he holds the Annenberg Graduate Fellowship. He is currently investigating policy-oriented research on issues impacting vulnerable populations. In particular he is focused on the effectiveness of programmatic interventions targeted at shaping laypeople’s legal knowledge. Brandon received his BA with High Distinction from University of California, Berkeley, where he studied Rhetoric and Globalization, Education, Law, and Global Poverty. He went on to earn a JD from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. During this time he also worked as a law clerk for the Mental Disability Advocacy Center in Budapest, and the Human Rights Watch International Justice Program in New York City.

  • BA University of Connecticut, MA University of California, Los Angeles

    Evan is a doctoral researcher at UCLA, where he is based in the Department of Psychology. His current project is focused on the biological bases of stress, depression, and effort-based decision-making. Evan is also an experienced pedagogue, and has taught several undergraduate classes at UCLA in learning theory, research methods, and behavioral neuroscience. As a student at the University of Connecticut, he twice held the prestigious Babbidge Scholarship.

  • BA - Azusa Pacific University- Theatre Arts; Post-Graduate Certificate - UCLA Extension - TV Writing.

  • BA Azusa Pacific University, Certificate in Screenwriting, UCLA

    Amanda is a professional actress and writer based in Los Angeles. She recently featured as the lead in the movie "My America," which was chosen for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival Selection. She has also appeared on TV shows including "Castle," "Criminal Minds," and "Nashville." She wrote and starred in the Internet series, "Skinny Legs Sketch Show." As a student Amanda trained at UCLA and with the Upright Citizens Brigade.

  • MS in Sports Management, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, BS in Athletic Training, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Daniel is an experienced professional with a Master’s Degree in Physical Education/Sports Management emphasis. With a background in athletic training and 15+ years of experience in the field, he founded his own consulting company called ATC Sports Medicine, which provides injury prevention training, injury recovery training, performance enhancement training, and other sports medicine consulting services.

  • MS in Sports Management, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, BS in Athletic Training, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Daniel is an experienced professional with a Master’s Degree in Physical Education/Sports Management emphasis. With a background in athletic training and 15+ years of experience in the field, he founded his own consulting company called ATC Sports Medicine, which provides injury prevention training, injury recovery training, performance enhancement training, and other sports medicine consulting services.

  • BS - Boston University - Communications; MA - Pacific Oaks College - Human Development.

  • MA in Human Development, Pacific Oaks College, BS in Communications, Boston University Kaya has a background in strategic communications and business management, including 15+ years working within Advertising agencies on corporate accounts; Communications consultant for production companies and social justice causes; MA in Human Development developing research on organizational influence on social change; Founder of community organization using social capital as a method of community building within Pasadena. For the past 8 years she has been working as a Communications Consultant and projects she has worked on include: culture and identity development for AEG Presents (through Sunshine; Brand Director for Samsung and Starbucks (through 72andSunny), pitches for CAN-DO Clemency, The Directors Bureau, and B-Reel Films; Business Director for Air New Zealand (through Albion London).

  • BFA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

    Laura Jean is a professional actress, comedian, and writer who divides her time between New York and Los Angeles. She has recently been seen on CBS's "The Mentalist", NBC's "Off Their Rockers," alongside Betty White, and in the west coast premiere production of "Diving Normal." Her film appearances include a role in "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding" alongside Mila Kunis. Laura Jean is also trained as a classical actress, and has the rare distinction of having worked in Shakespeare's Globe Theater on London's South Bank. As a teacher she works at the Actors Comedy Studio and also the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles.

  • BFA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University; C from Shakespeare's Globe Theater

  • MFA in Screenwriting, Columbia University, New York City, BFA in Film/TV Production, New York University. Taylor graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in Film/TV Production and minoring in Producing. He received his MFA in screenwriting/TV writing from Columbia University. In 2008, a feature script of his was selected for a public reading at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts. Taylor won the West Field Screenwriting Award for Comedy in 2014 and was nominated for a Humanitas Prize (The David & Lynn Angell Comedy Writing Fellowship) in 2015. Recently, he optioned five feature-length scripts with various companies and had two different screenplays take part in the NOLA Horror Film Festival, Fright Night Film Fest and Oaxaca Film Festival. A horror feature of his was selected as a Semi-Finalist for the 2016 Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Taylor has taught screenwriting, directing and producing classes at art schools throughout the U.S. and has lectured worldwide

  • MFA in Screenwriting, Columbia University, New York City, BFA in Film/TV Production, New York University. Taylor graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in Film/TV Production and minoring in Producing. He received his MFA in screenwriting/TV writing from Columbia University. In 2008, a feature script of his was selected for a public reading at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts. Taylor won the West Field Screenwriting Award for Comedy in 2014 and was nominated for a Humanitas Prize (The David & Lynn Angell Comedy Writing Fellowship) in 2015. Recently, he optioned five feature-length scripts with various companies and had two different screenplays take part in the NOLA Horror Film Festival, Fright Night Film Fest and Oaxaca Film Festival. A horror feature of his was selected as a Semi-Finalist for the 2016 Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Taylor has taught screenwriting, directing and producing classes at art schools throughout the U.S. and has lectured worldwide.

  • PhD in Kinesiology and Sport Cultures, Paris Ouest Nanterre University, MS in Research, Sport Cultures, and Sport Sciences, Paris X Nanterre University. Dr. Sekulovic-Arnold is an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at Cal Lutheran University. Her specialities range from courses in Sports Management, the Sociology of Sports, as well as Leadership and Communication. She teaches at both the Graduate and Undergraduate levels. 

  • MS in Applied Finance, PEPPERDINE GRAZIAZDIO SCHOOL of Business, Malibu, California. Melika’s studies have focused on behavioral finance, venture capital firms, investment banking and leadership. She is the president of the Peppermasters club which is the largest student organization in the Graziadio Business School and has been working as a graduate research assistant to Assistant Professor of Finance, Levan Efremidze, doing research on impact of emotion in traders.

  • BA Georgia State University, MA University of Southern California, PhD University of Southern California

    Dr. Storla's research has ranged from gender ideologies, women’s issues, to pedagogy, and gaming. She has taught both introductory and advanced communication classes and has received an award for Excellence in Teaching from USC. She has spoken at the National Communication Association Convention and the Rhetoric Society of America Conference.

  • BA in Public Policy Studies, Duke University MBA, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

    Ashley is a Los Angeles native. She just recently graduated with her MBA from Harvard Business School and will begin a career as a Senior Consultant at Parthenon-EY in the fall. As part of her MBA, Ashley interned with NBC Universal on the Universal Pictures film franchise management and strategy team. Prior to HBS, she worked as a Marketing Manager for a large health-tech firm where her responsibilities included launching new products, evaluating business growth opportunities, and developing long term strategic initiatives for three product categories within the company’s largest specialty. Ashley also completed a two-year rotational development program with assignments in operations, sales, and marketing.

  • B.A - Universidad de Navarra - Media Studies; M.A - Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona - Creative Documentary; M.F.A - California Institute of the Arts - Film Directing.

  • MA Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, MFA California Institute of the Arts

    Elia is a professional writer, producer, and documentary filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her current project, a feature-length documentary entitled "Next," is being shot under the tutelage of Monte Hellman. In the past, she has worked with Orbita Max, the first Spanish production company to ever shoot in Imax format; and with various Spanish and American companies, including Mundo Fox and El Terrat / MTV Spain, as a Production Coordinator. Elia arrived in America as the winner of the La Caixa Fellowship for Graduate Studies. She is also an experienced pedagogue, and teaches courses and masterclasses in filmmaking and screenwriting at the California Institute of the Arts.

  • BS Arizona State University, MFA University of California, Los Angeles

    Lisa is a professional producer and director who works for Orchid Child Productions and Arsenal Film. Her roles involve everything from hiring key and supporting contractors to supervising post-production. She is about to release her documentary on the multi-faceted actor James Franco. In 2014, Lisa was one of five filmmakers invited to participate in the Tribeca Film Institute Documentary StoryLab, where she workshopped her project along with director Crystal Moselle’s 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner "The Wolfpack." Among her many other accolades are the Dorothy Azner Memorial Fellowship Award and the Barbara Streisand/Sony Fellowship Award.

  • MFA from UCLA in Film/TV Production, BS from Arizona State in Marketing