CRA garden party 2018, two women having a picnic

Current Academic Visitors

Wolfson welcomes the following Press Fellows, Visiting Fellows and Visiting College Research Associates* for the Easter Term 2019:

CRA garden party 2018, two women having a picnic

Press Fellows

 Occupation and Institution


Ms Tina Adrian

Producer, BFM Media SDN BHD, Malaysia


Ms Serina Joon

Vice-President, Managing Director’s Office, Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia


Ms Sakina Mohamed

English Sub-Editor (Features Desk) Malaysian National News Agency, Malaysia


Mr Matt Nippert

Senior Investigations Reporter, New Zealand Herald


New Visitors  (Fellowship/Programme in Brackets)

Occupation and Institution

Research Area

Professor Nami Arimitsu

Professor, Department of Marketing, Toyo University, Japan


Professor Dr Yoriko Izumi

Professor, School of Commerce, Meiji University, Japan

English Literature & Criticism, Thanatology and Bibliotherapy

Dr Andrea Wheeler* (CRASSH)

Assistant Professor of Architecture, Department of Architecture, Iowa State University 

Political and Ecological Aesthetics in Architecture

Dr Kaoru Yamamoto

Associate Professor, Department of Intercultural Communications, University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan

Late Victorian and Modernist Novels

Returning Visitors


Dr Harumi Goto

Associate Professor, Department of History, Toyo University, Japan

Early Modern British History

Professor Bill Lubenow

Professor of History, Stockton University, New Jersey

Lives of Learning in Twentieth-Century Britain

Professor Brian O’Connor

Professor of Philosophy, University College, Dublin

Philosophy and Political Theory

Professor Brian Roley

Associate Professor, Department of English, Miami University

19th Century Philippine National Martyr/Novelist/Poet José Rizal

Dr Helen Siedel*

Independent Researcher

Mathematics Education

Professor James Tattersall

Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Providence College, Rhode Island

History of Mathematics

Continuing Visitors

Dr Tamar Amiel Houser*

Senior Lecturer, Dept of Literature, Language & the Arts, The Open University of Israel

Contemporary Literature

Professor Mário Azevedo

Professor, State University of Maringá, Brazil

Education; Processes of Regional Integration in Europe and Mercosur

Dr Ursula Bsees*

Visiting Researcher, FAMES

Arabic Papyrology, Manuscript and Text Studies

Dr Ricardo Buscariolli Pereira*

Assistant Professor, Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), Brazil

Financial Economics

Professor Wen Cao

Dean, School of International Education, Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), and Chief Academic Officer, BFSU International Education Group

School Quality Assurance and Accreditation

Professor Andrew F Christie

Foundation Chair of Intellectual Property, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne

Intellectual Property Law

Dr Iván Cuesta

Reader & Associate Professor, Structural Integrity Group, University of Burgos


Dr ‘Justin’ Yong Kwan Jeon

Professor and Head, Department of Sport Industry Studies, Yonsei University

Epidemiology: Physical Activity, Diabetes and Cancer

Dr Sara Johnson (CRASSH)

Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego

Comparative Literature

Professor Menahem Kister

Professor of Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ancient Judaism, New Testament and Early Christianity

Dr Kenny Monrose*

Visiting Research Scholar, CU Department of Sociology

Ethnomusicology , Sociology and Subcultures

Dr ‘Ram’ Venkatesan Natarajan (ARKANSAS)

Assistant Professor, Dept of Anthropology, University of Arkansas


Dr Anat Rosenberg*

Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Center Herlziya, Israel and Researcher, Tel Aviv University

Legal History of Consumer Capitalism in England, 1860-1914

Dr Tamás Szabados*

Senior lecturer, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Private International Law

Dr Kayoko Takeda

Professor, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University, Japan

Wartime Japanese Translation and Interpreting Studies 

Professor Elizabeth Tolbert

Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University

Ethnomusicology and Music Cognition

Dr Daniel Widener (CRASSH)

Associate Professor of History, University of California, San Diego

Modern American History in International and Comparative Perspective