Oxford has four new FBAs

Four Oxford academics have been appointed to Fellowships of the British Academy (FBA). They are:
  • Professor John Carey, FRSL, Merton Professor of English Literature and Fellow of Merton College since 1976. He has written widely on seventeenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century English Literature and has edited many works, including most recently The Faber Book of Science (1995).
  • Dr Rosemary Foot, John Swire Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia, St Antony's College, who is well-known for her studies of the Korean war, and has completed a major study of the US–China relationship. The study, entitled The Practice of Power: US Relations with China Since 1949, was published by OUP last year.
  • Professor Martin Goodman, recently appointed Professor of Jewish Studies. He has been a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies since 1986, and a Reader in Jewish Studies and Professorial Fellow of Wolfson College since 1991. His latest study, Mission and Conversion, was published by OUP in 1994.
  • Dr John Maddicott, FSA, Fellow and Lecturer in Modern History, Exeter College, since 1969. An expert in Medieval English history, he has been Joint Editor of the English History Review since 1990. His most recent publication is Simon de Montfort (1994).
The BA has also awarded the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize to Dr Kate Flint, University Reader in English Language and Literature and Fellow of Linacre College, for The Woman Reader 1837–1914 (OUP, 1993).

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