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.  For the full lists of Rhodes Scholars since 1903, click here

Steve Holtzman

Steve Holtzman

(Michigan & Corpus Christi 1976)

Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Decibel Therapeutics

Hugh Possingham

Hugh Possingham

(Australia-at-Large & St John's 1984)

As part of a team at UQ's Ecology Centre, Hugh designed a conservation planning software that helped rezone the Great Barrier Reef and this has been recognised with the prestigious Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental Research.

John McCall MacBain

John McCall MacBain

Québec & Wadham 1980

Awarded the Order of Canada

Mari Rabie

Mari Rabie

South Africa-at-Large & St Catherine's 2010

Mari Rabie qualified for the Rio Olympics 2016.

Jon Finer

Jon Finer

Vermont & Balliol 1999

Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning to John Kerry

Professor Dana Brown

Professor Dana Brown

New Jersey & St Antony's 1994

Former Director of the MBA at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, Dana is the new Principal of Leicester Castle Business School at De Monfort University, Leicester.

Professor Jim Collins

Professor Jim Collins

New Hampshire & Balliol 1987

Jim lead a multi-institutional research team to create a paper-based way to diagnose a person with Zika.

Dr Abdul El-Sayed

Dr Abdul El-Sayed

Michigan & Oriel 2009

Executive Director of Public Health and Health Officer, City of Detroit, rebuilding the under-performing department. A difficult task as Detroit is one of the poorest American cities.

Dr David Goldbloom

Dr David Goldbloom

 Nova Scotia & Exeter 1975

One of Canada’s leading psychiatrists and mental health advocates. He is Senior Medical Advisor at the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He recently published "How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist".