Introductions of some of the lecturers and tutors who have taught various courses or delivered lectures at our Summer Programme are as follows. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and includes only few of the tutors/lecturers who have taught at the Oxford Institute.


Previous Guest Lecturers

Dr. Philip Beeley

Dr. Beeley is a Research Fellow at the Faculty of History, University of Oxford. He has extensively published on the history of science and epistolarly cultures in early modern Europe. He delivered a lecture on the 'History of Scientific thought' at Oxford Institute's summer programme

Dr. Kate Sullivan

Dr. Sullivan is University lecturer in Modern Indian Studies at Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Oxford. She delivered a lecture on 'Climate Change' at Oxford Institute's summer programme.

Dr. Anke Hoeffler

Dr. Hoeffler is a Research Fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Oxford and delivered a lecture on 'Globalisation, Development and Inequality' at Oxford Institute's summer programme. Her research areas include Economic growth and the economies of conflict.

Dr. Hannah Meslen

Dr. Maslen is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. She holds a Ph.D. in Law and has published in the realms of legal theory and the philosophy of punishment. She delivered a lecture on 'Modernity and Technological Progress' at the Oxford Institute's summer programme.

Prof. Matthew McCartney

Prof. Mathew McCartney is the Director of South Asian Studies at the School of Interdiscilinary Studies, University of Oxford. He holds a PhD from SOAS, University of London, an MPhil from Keble College, Oxford and a BA in Ecnomics from Kings College, Cambridge.

Dr. Helen De Cruz

Dr. Helen De Cruz is a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Philosophy at University of Oxford. Her areas of expertise include philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of religion and naturalistic approaches to epistemology. Her research aims to answer "Is it reasonable (for humans) to hold religious beliefs?"

Dr. Allison Daley

Dr. Allison Daley is a Research Fellow at St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford and the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Her research focuses on Animal Diversity and the origin of species.   

Previous Tutors

Dr. Megan Robb 

Megan is a Ph.D candidate in Oriental Studies at the Oxford University and also holds an MPhil degree in Modern South Asian Studies. She is proficient in Urdu and Hindi (along with her first language English) and has extensively studied literature in these languages. Megan taught English Literature and English Language at the Oxford Institute's summer programme.

Dr. Antonia Santalova 

Antonina  holds a PhD and an MPhil degree in Social Policy from the University of Oxford and an MA in Economics from Kyrgyz State University. She was also the Country Director of PEAKS - Participation, Education and Knowledge Strengthening project in Kygyzstan. She taught Education and English Language at the Oxford Summer Program.  

Monica Enescu 

Monica is a PhD candidate at the institute of Biomedical Engineering at the department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford. Her research focuses on non-rigid registration of time-series data. Monica taught Information Technology and Engineering during Oxford Summer Program.   

Edwards Adkins

Edward holds a Masters degree from University of Oxford in US History and is studying towards a Ph.D. He is researching Richard Nixon's "Southern Strategy" in the presidential elections of 1968 and beyond. 

Maria Perevedentseva   

Maria holds a BA in Music from the University of Oxford and taught Music and French at the Oxford Institute. Her interests include French and German modernism, and contemporary electronic and digitised musics - areas she hopes to pursue at postgraduate level.

Junsong Lin

Junsong is currently a Ph.D. candidate at University of Oxford in particle physics. His research interest is on dark matter direct detection, which is one of the most challenging problems in modern physics. Junsong taught Physics at Oxford Institute’s summer programme. 

Hannah Penny

Hannah is a graduate of University of Cambridge with a BA (Hons.) degree in English Literature. She has led English Literature workshop under the Outreach Programme at St. John's College, Cambridge and taught English Language and English Literature during Oxford Institute's Summer Programme.

Dr. Maurizio Tinnirello

Maurizio holds a PhD degree in Politics and International Relations and has tutored students at Cambridge, Columbia and Oxford Universities. He has over four years of teaching experience and taught Politics and Internaltional relations at the Oxford Institute.

Julia Mallett 

Julia is training to be a Chemistry teacher at the Department of Education, University of Oxford. She holds a BSc Natural Sciences degree and has completed two placements at secondary schools teaching at O and Level students. She taught Chemistry at Oxford Institute's summer programme.

Rinchan Mirza

Rinchan holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Oxford (2008) and is currently studying towards a PhD in Economic History. Rinchan has vast experience of teaching and research at the Oxford University and has also worked in a major consulting firm.

Florence Wang

Florence is studying for a degree in Modern History at the University of Oxford. Her research interests include medieval history, military history, late antiquity and byzantine studies. Florence taught history at Oxford Summer Program.