Three Oxford academics have been awarded Academy of Social Sciences Fellowship status. They are Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Relations; Professor Michael Freeden, Emeritus Professor of Politics; and Professor Jeremy Howells, Visiting Fellow, Kellogg College.
Professor Jeremy Howells has researched and written extensively on innovation, with over 8,000 citations in the field. His research examines innovation, knowledge transfer and research and technology management. His research has been funded by UK and overseas Research Councils, the European Commission, the OECD, UNCTAD, UNIDO and the World Bank, as well as non-profit organisations and private companies. Before coming to Oxford, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Art at the University of Southampton and a member of the Centre for Innovation and Enterprise within Southampton Management School.
The Academy of Social Sciences is the National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences. Its Fellows are distinguished scholars and practitioners working in academia, as well as the public and private sectors. Fellowship status is awarded after a peer group review of the standing and impact of their work and an evaluation of their contribution to wider social science.