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Viscount Garry Runciman of Doxford FBA

About this Fellow



Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge; Past President of the British Academy

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Trinity College University of Cambridge, 1959 - 1963
  • Chairman Royal Commission on Criminal Justice in England and Wales, Unknown Unknown, 1991 - 1993
  • Fellow, Trinity College University of Cambridge, 1971

British Academy Appointments

  • President, 2001 - 2005


Relative deprivation and social justice 1966, 1972

A treatise on social theory (3 vols) 1983, 1989, 1997

The theory of Cultural and Social Selection 2009

Plato's later epistemology 1962

The origin of human social institutions (_PBA_ 110, 2001)

Evolution of social behaviour patterns in primates and man (_PBA_ 88, 1996)

Other Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics Fellows

Professor Sir John Hills

Public policy and management; economic sociology; sociology of social care; social divisions and inequalities

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