DR EDWIN BUSUTTIL (Malta & Christ Church 1942) (17 September 1923 – 20 December 2009)
A member of the European Commission of Human Rights for 32 years, also served as Head of Department of Public Law and Criminal Law, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Pro-Rector of the University of Malta, and as Deputy Leader of Malta's Constitutional Party.
DR LINCOLN GORDON (New York & Balliol 1933) (10 September 1913 - 19 December 2009)
Economist, educator, administrator and diplomat. Click here to see obituaries in The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun and The Washington Post.
PROFESSOR ELIZABETH FALLAIZE (Rhodes Trustee from 2006 to 2009) (3 June 1950 - 6 December 2009)
Professor of French in the Faculty of Modern Languages and a Fellow of St John’s College, appointed to the university-wide role of Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education in 2005. Professor Fallaize served as a Rhodes Trustee from 2006 to 2009 and will be affectionately remembered for her dedication to the Trust, most especially for her work in encouraging women Scholars and the formation of the Rhodes Women group. For tributes/obituaries, visit: St John's College, The Guardian, The Independent, the Oxford Mail and The Times.
DR ERIC BRIAN JEFFCOAT SMITH (New South Wales & New College 1941) (26 March 1918 – 3 December 2009)
A chemist serving in the public and private sectors, who was active in professional bodies and the Fairbridge Society, and who served in the Australian Military Forces during World War II.
MR J BURKE KNAPP (Oregon & St John's 1933) (25 January 1913 - 22 November 2009)
Economist and banker, whose contributions to US and international economic issues included work for the Federal Reserve and the World Bank, and included roles at Bretton Woods and in the drafting of the Marshall Plan. The Warden spoke warmly of Burke Knapp, whom he knew and admired, at the dinner in San Francisco for Rhodes alumni on November 23. Read more about Mr Knapp on the AARS site.
DR HAROLD WARWICK (New Brunswick & Christ Church 1936) ( 20 May 1915 - 21 October 2009)
Professor of Medicine, academic administrator and pioneering researcher in cancer control and treatment.
DR DIETRICH von BOTHMER (Germany & Wadham 1938) (26 October 1918 - 12 October 2009)
Art historian, expert in Greek vases and Distinguished Research Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
DR SHAUN WYLIE (17 January 1913 - 2 October 2009)
Cryptanalyst who helped to break the German Enigma cypher during World War II, and fourth son of Sir Francis Wylie, the first Warden of Rhodes House. (For a brief biography of Sir Francis James Wylie, please click here.)
PROFESSOR LEWIS MUDGE (New Jersey & Queens 1951) (22 October 1929 - 11 September 2009)
Christian theologian, professor and ethicist devoted to ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.
PROFESSOR HUGH LAWFORD (Alberta & Wadham 1955) (8 September 1933 - 17 August 2009)
Professor of law and champion of computerized legal research in Canada.
PROFESSOR DAVID ARNOLD ALBERT STAGER (Ontario & Balliol 1960) (19 September 1937 - 23 July 2009)
Professor of economics and expert on the economics and financing of higher education and labour markets.
DR GEORGE PIRANIAN (Utah & Hertford 1937) (2 May 1914 - 31 August 2009)
Mathematician, violist, and sailing enthusiast.
DR BRIAN GOODWIN (Quebec & Queen's 1954) (25 March 1931 - 15 July 2009)
Key founder of theoretical biology and advocate of holistic science.
LAWRENCE A MILLER (Illinois & New College 1969) (3 December 1946 - 27 June 2009)
Senior counsel in the Washington DC office of Sidley Austin.
DR TANJORE RAMACHANDRA ANANTHARAMAN (India & Trinity 1951) (25 November 1927 – 18 June 2009)
A Fellow of all three Science Academies of India and a Fellow of the India National Academy of Engineering, he built the first centre of advanced study in a field of engineering in India. Please read the Tribute at Materialia Indica.
MR JOHN S DAVISON (Michigan & Christ Church 1955) (21 May 1933 - 16 June 2009)
Former US Ambassador to Niger.
PROFESSOR MARTIN WAGNER (Michigan & Magdalen 1935) (11 September 1911 - 15 June 2009)
Former director of and professor emeritus at the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (ILIR).
DR GORDON RAISBECK (New York & New College 1947) (4 May 1925 - 15 June 2009)
Mathematician and researcher in applied mathematics.
MR RICHARD WILEY (Maine & Balliol 1949) (18 July 1928 - 12 June 2009)
Lawyer, banker and educator.
DR TAJUDEEN ABDUL-RAHEEM (Nigeria & St Peter's 1983) (6 January 1961 - 25 May 2009)
Pan Africanist activist, campaigning journalist and editor.
DR MARK DaCOSTA ALLEYNE (Commonwealth Caribbean & St Antony's 1986) (14 December 1961 - 20 May 2009)
Communications scholar, author, journalist and broadcaster.
PROFESSOR JOHN HODGETTS (Ontario & Corpus Christi) (28 May 1917 - 8 May 2009)
Political Scientist in Canada and author of several seminal books in the field of Public Administration.
MR JOHN PALMER (Louisiana & Exeter 1937) (13 December 1914 - 7 May 2009)
Editor of The Yale Review for a period of over twenty-five years.
JOHN L MOORE JR (Florida & Balliol 1951) (24 August 1929 - 6 May 2009)
World traveler, senior legal practitioner and banking executive.
MR ROBERT T MALLOY (New York & New College 1939) (20 May 1917 - 30 March 2009)
Attorney and author.
DR ROGER BATE (Colorado & Magdalen 1947) ( 17 January 1923 - 18 March 2009)
Briagadier General (USAF Retired), professor and former Vice Dean of the US Airforce Academy and Chief Computer Scientist for Texas Instruments.
PROFESSOR HAROLD LYDALL (Natal & New College 1936) (4 November 1916 - 12 March 2009)
Statistician and economist.
MR WILLIAM PACKARD (New Zealand & University 1948) (4 April 1925 - 11 March 2009)
Academic, mountaineer, founding Warden of Bruce Hall at the Australian National University and former Secretary of the Australian Rhodes Scholar Association.
DR ANNA DONALD (New South Wales & New College 1989) (7 April 1966 - 1 February 2009)
Physician, economist, historian and champion of affordable quality health care.
PROFESSOR DAVID NOWLAN (Ontario & Oriel 1958) (25 December 1936 - 27 January 2009)
Professor Emeritus of Economics and Vice President Research at the University of Toronto.
MRS JEAN ALLISON (d. 20 January 2009)
Former accountant at the Rhodes Trust in the time of Warden Williams.