Current Fellows

Michaelmas 2021/22

Professor Colleen Ward

Professor Colleen Ward

Victoria University of Wellington

Prof. Ward is internationally recognised as a leading authority on psychological aspects of Cultures in Contact, particularly how immigrants and minority group members negotiate living within and between their heritage culture and the cultures of the wider society (acculturation) and how ethnic and cultural groups within diverse societies perceive and relate to each other (intercultural relations).
Professor Douglas Downey

Professor Douglas Downey

Ohio State University

Prof. Downey’s research has explored several issues related to inequality. His recent book, How Schools Matter: Why Our Assumption About Schools and Inequality is Mostly Wrong, challenges the dominant narrative that schools generate and exacerbate achievement gaps. Other publications assess explanations for racial and gender gaps in school performance, employing new methodological techniques.
Professor Alan J. Daly

Professor Alan J. Daly

University of California, San Diego

Prof. Daly’s research is primarily affiliated with the field of educational leadership and organizations with a complementary emphasis in educational policy and public health. His disciplinary training is based in leadership and organisations, which, like his research, cuts across several disciplinary boundaries.
Professor John Sutton

Professor John Sutton

Macquarie University

Prof. Sutton is a philosopher of cognitive science, studying memory and skill. Earlier work addressed the history of theories of memory: his book Philosophy and Memory Traces: Descartes to connectionism (Cambridge UP, 1998), reconsidered early modern and contemporary theories of memory, as an experiment in historical cognitive science. His more recent research applies the insistently interdisciplinary frameworks of embodied and distributed cognition.
Dr Aidan Horner

Dr Aidan Horner

University of York

As a psychologist and neuroscientist, Dr Horner studies the core mental functions of memory and spatial navigation. He uses experimental psychology, brain imaging, virtual reality, and computational modelling to provide insight into how the brain supports behaviour.
Dr James Ainge

Dr James Ainge

University of St Andrews

Dr Ainge is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews. He gained a BSc. from St Andrews in 1998 and then completed his PhD on cholinergic brainstem mechanisms of behavioural control under Professor Philip Winn’s supervision also in St Andrews. He went on to work with Dr Emma Wood, Dr Paul Dudchenko and Professors Richard Morris and Seth Grant.

Professor Alan Atkinson

Professor Alan Atkinson

University of Sydney / UWA

Prof. Atkinson helped to pioneer social history-writing in Australia, partly with work on the early convict system, including an article in Past and Present on American and Australian experience. Later he led the way in setting out the importance of religious faith for the national story and in defining debate about sound and voices in the Australian past.
Professor Georgeta Ion

Professor Georgeta Ion

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Prof. Ion’s research topics are related to the study of evidence-informed policy and practice in education and effective assessment methods in Higher Education. In recenet years, she conducted numerous studies examining school and HE teaching and learning improvement, student-teacher research competencies, and projects aimed at transformative research-informed educational innovations.

Epiphany 2021/22

Dr Stefano Bertea

Dr Stefano Bertea

University of Leicester

Dr Bertea’s research interests lie in the fields of jurisprudence, political philosophy and theory of legal reasoning. His work argues that the law is best understood as a collaborative enterprise and thus a project shared (and shaped) by a multitude of legal officials and citizens alike.
Dr Daniel Blinkhorn

Dr Daniel Blinkhorn

University of Sydney

Dr Blinkhorn is a composer, sound and digital media artist currently residing in Sydney, Australia. His compositions gravitate around electroacoustic, biomimetic, and environmental sound composition, often coupled with technology and acoustic instrumentation.
Prof Susanne Winterling

Prof Susanne Winterling

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Susanne M Winterling born in Rehau, works across a range of media to explore the sentient economy, cultures and transformations of elements and materialisations. Forms and materials trace species and the elements in today’s challenging geopolitical context.
Professor Paul Spickard

Professor Paul Spickard

University of California, Santa Barbara

Prof. Spickard is Distinguished Professor of History and Affiliate Professor of Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Chicana/o Studies, East Asian Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, and Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has degrees from Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley.
Professor Britt Kramvig

Professor Britt Kramvig

UiT the Arctic University of Norway

Prof. Kramvig is a respected scholar and her interdisciplinary activities include philosophy, geography and art. She has been a fellow at The Center for Advanced Study on the topic of Arctic Domestication in the Era of Anthropocene. For the last four years, she has been part of the Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities and the Nordic project OCTA Sámi Art and Social Communities.
Dr Marit Kragt

Dr Marit Kragt

University of Western Australia

Dr Kragt’s research interests lie in agricultural economics and mine site rehabilitation. Her agricultural economics research has mostly focussed on options for climate change mitigation in agriculture. This research involved cost-benefit analyses of different mitigation practices, understanding what drives farmers to adopt carbon farming, and public preferences for agricultural climate change mitigation.
Prof Antonija Mitrovic

Prof Antonija Mitrovic

University of Canterbury

Prof. Mitrovic is a professor at the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. She is the leader of the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group. Dr Mitrovic received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Nis, Yugoslavia, in 1994. She is an associate editor of the International Journal on Artificial Intelligence in Education, and Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning.
Professor Abby Kinchy

Professor Abby Kinchy

Rensslaer Polytechnic Institute

Prof. Kinchy’s research illuminates the politics of science and explores changing forms of public participation in the making of science and technology. Topically, her research focuses on agriculture and the environment, with recent studies centring on questions about the mining and fossil fuel industries.
Jana Winderen

Jana Winderen

Artist

Jana Winderen (born in Bodø) is currently based in south east Norway. Jana pays particular attention to audio environments which are hard for humans to access, both physically and aurally; deep under water, inside ice or in frequency ranges inaudible for humans. She focuses on particular ecosystems, creatures and issues under water through listening.