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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


Overall responsibility for the governance of the Faculty lies with the Faculty Board. Membership of the Board for the academical year 2023-24 is shown below.

A number of further committees report to the Board. For information about these, please see the links on the left.

Heads of Department

Middle Eastern Studies

Ali Reza & Mohamed Soudavar Professor of Persian Studies


East Asian Studies

Professor of East Asian History


Faculty Board Members

Professor Mikael Adolphson
Dr Paul Anderson
Dr Assef Ashraf
Professor Amira K Bennison
Professor Adam Yuet Chau
Dr Noga Ganany
Dr Heather Inwood
Dr Miki Kawabata
Dr Saussan Khalil
Professor Andrew Marsham
Professor Laura Moretti
Dr John Nilsson-Wright
Professor Vincenzo Vergiani
Dr Lucy Xia Zhao


External members


Student members

Graduate Representative - to be elected
Undergraduate Representatives - to be elected