Council

Council is the overarching governing body of the Academy. It is made up of the President, the Vice-Presidents, and 15 Ordinary Members.

2020 – 2021 council

Professor Sir David Cannadine

President of the British Academy

Chair

Professor Conor Gearty

Vice-President (Social Sciences)

Professor Aditi Lahiri

Vice-President (Humanities)

Professor Simon Swain

Vice-President (Research and Higher Education Policy)

Revd Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch Kt

Vice-President (Public Engagement)

Professor Genevra Richardson

Vice-President (Public Policy)

Professor Hamish Scott

Vice-President (Publications)

Professor Charles Tripp

Vice-President (British International Research Institutes)

Professor Joanna Bourke

Ordinary Member

Professor Jane Humphries

Ordinary Member

Professor Simon Keay

Ordinary Member

Professor Tony Manstead

Ordinary Member

Professor Jane Millar

Ordinary Member

Professor Michael Moriarty

Ordinary Member

Professor Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

Ordinary Member

Professor Annett Volfing

Ordinary Member

Professor Sarah Whatmore

Ordinary Member

Hetan Shah

Secretary

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