Scholar of the Week
Each week a Rhodes Scholar will be featured on the homepage. This feature reflects the diversity of backgrounds, contributions and impact of Rhodes Scholars from many countries since 1903.
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Brand Blanshard (1892 – 1987)
An American philosopher, known primarily for his defense of reason.
Dr Kimberly Strong
Newfoundland & St John's 1986
Physicist studying the Earth’s atmosphere, and will become the University of Toronto’s inaugural Head of its new School of the Environment.
Professor Jaynie Anderson
(Rhodes Visiting Fellow & St Hugh's 1970)
Herald Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne. The painting is The Finding of Moses by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.
Dr John Stubbs (1932-1994)
Surgeon, United Bermuda Party parliamentarian and Cabinet Minister.
Dr Sean Gourley
New Zealand & Balliol 2002
Founder and CTO of Quid, Inc - a technology company building software to augment human intelligence.
Justice Elizabeth Hollingworth
Western Australia & St Edmund Hall 1984
Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia.
Professor Michael Spence
Professor of Economics in the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford. Received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, in 2001, and the John Bates Clark Medal in 1982.
Nebraska & St Antony's 2006
Reports Specialist at UNICEF. Photograph at a World Youth Conference in Mexico.
Dr Peter Binks
Tasmania & St John's 1983
Professor Chak Wong
Professor of Finance Practice at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, programme director of MSc Finance, associate director of MBA and director of Asia Pacific Institute of Business.