Fellows of the British Academy recognised in King’s Birthday Honours 2023
19 Jun 2023
Six Fellows of the British Academy have been recognised in King Charles III’s Birthday Honours list, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the humanities and social sciences.
- In the Overseas and International List, Professor Oliver Hart – Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, USA – has received a Knighthood for services to economic theory. The King's Birthday Honours Overseas and International List recognises people who have given exceptional service to the UK abroad and internationally.
- Professor David Abulafia FBA, Professor Emeritus of Mediterranean History and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, who has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to history
- Professor Nicola Milner, Professor of Archaeology at the University of York, has received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to archaeology
- Professor Terrie Moffitt, Professor of Social Development at King's College London, has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to social science
- Professor Silvana Tenreyro, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE), who has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the economy
- Professor Bencie Woll, Professor of Sign Language and Deaf Studies, University College London, has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to higher education and deaf people.
Professor Julia Black, President of the British Academy, said:
“I offer my warmest congratulations to Professors Hart, Abulafia, Milner, Moffitt, Tenreyro and Woll. Each of these distinguished scholars has made vital contributions to their discipline and to the advancement of the SHAPE subjects (Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts for People and the Economy), and to be recognised for such in King Charles III’s first Birthday Honours is a magnificent achievement.”