Professorship of Bibliography and Modern Book History
Dirk Van Hulle, Professor of English Literature at the University of Antwerp, has been appointed as Professor of Bibliography and Modern Book History in the Faculty of English Language and Literature with effect from 1 October 2019. He will hold the post in association with a Professorial Fellowship at Jesus College.
Chair of Geology
Professor Rosalind (Ros) Rickaby has been appointed Chair of Geology at Oxford Earth Sciences. Ros is currently Professor of Biogeochemistry within the department, and is a Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College. She will be taking on her new Professorship from October 2019 and will also become a fellow of University College.
Professorship of English Law
Professor Ben McFarlane, Professor of Law at University College London, has been appointed Professor of English Law and will be a Fellow of St John’s College.
Professor of Education and Children’s Social Care
Professor Leon Feinstein has been appointed to the post of Professor of Education and Children’s Social Care in the Rees Centre.
Shaw Professor of Chinese
Tian Yuan Tan, BA MA National University of Singapore, PhD Harvard, Professor of Chinese Studies, SOAS, has been appointed to the Shaw Professorship of Chinese in the Faculty of Oriental Studies. Professor Tan will be a fellow of University College.
Professor of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law
Professor Robert Burrell has been appointed to the Professorship of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law with effect from Michaelmas Term 2019.