Associate directors

Steering group

Prof Christina Boswell, SPS (Politics and IR), Dean of Research CAHSS 

Prof Nehal Bhuta, Law School 

Prof Emile Chabal,  School of History, Classics, and Archaeology, Director of Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History 

Dr. Sarah Chan, Usher Institute of Population, Health Sciences, and Informatics 

Prof. Charles Cockell, School of Physics and Astronomy 

Dr. Oliver Escobar, SPS (Politics and IR), Academic Lead for Democratic Innovation at Edinburgh Futures Institute 

Dr. Karen Gregory, SPS (Sociology)

Rev. Dr. Harriet Harries, University Chaplain 

Prof. Tim Hayward, SPS (Politics and IR) 

Prof. Tobias Kelly, SPS (Social Anthropology) 

Jamie Livingstone, Director, Oxfam Scotland 

Dr. Euan MacDonald, Law School 

Prof Nasar Meer, SPS (Sociology) 

Prof Jolyon Mitchell, Divinity, Director of the Centre for Theology & Public Issues 

Dr. Agomoni Ganguli Mitra, Chancellor Fellow in Law, Co-Director of the Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Science and the Law 

Dr. Kieran Oberman, SPS (Politics and IR) 

Adam Ramsay, Co-Editor openDemocracyUK 

Dr. Mathias Thaler, SPS (Politics and IR) 

Prof. Frederic Volpi, School of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures (Islamic and Middles Eastern Studies), Director of Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World 

Dr. Guy Fletcher, PPLS (Philosophy) 

Graduate fellows

Camilo Ardila Arévalo
Ioana Popescu 
Talia Shoval 
Thijs Keulen 
Benedikt Buechel 
Jill Poeggel 

Lee Wilson


Cat Wayland 
Max Rozenburg 

Joseph Conrad 
Alec Ross 
Lukas Slothuus 
Chulani Kodikara

Javier Carbonell Castañer



Visiting fellows