This summer, the British Academy welcomed a new group of 86 Fellows in the humanities and social sciences to its ranks from the United Kingdom and around the world. Of the 30 overseas academics selected, seven are from Harvard:

  • Homi Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities and Senior Advisor on the Humanities to the President and Provost in the department of comparative literature
  • Kathleen M. Coleman, James Loeb Professor of the Classics and Senior Research Curator at Harvard Art Museums
  • Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS
  • Geoffrey Jones, Harvard Business School
  • Gülru Necipoğlu, Director of the Aga Khan Program of Islamic Architecture and Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art in the department of history of art and architecture
  • Charles Nelson III, professor of education, professor of pediatrics, professor in the department of society, human, development and health, professor of psychology in the department of psychiatry at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at HKS

The fellows join a cohort recognized for their outstanding contributions to the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy offers fellowships, funding opportunities, and opportunities for engagement to leading scholars in the fields both in the U.K. and worldwide.