United Kingdom

Stephanie Antonian

Stephanie Antonian

M.A. in Biblical Studies, University of St. Andrews

Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Policy 

United Kingdom 

Stephanie has spent the past five years working in the technology sector, most recently as an Analytical Consultant at Google, and previously as a Strategy Consultant at Accenture. In her roles, she has assisted businesses and governments to develop, implement and evaluate digital solutions. She looks forward to furthering her focus on issues relating to information security and digital futures while at the Kennedy School. 

Supratik Baralay

Supratik Baralay

M.Phil. in Greek and Roman History, Wadham College, University of Oxford
B.A. (Honours) in Literae Humaniores (Classics), Wadham College, University of Oxford

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D. in Ancient History

United Kingdom

 Supratik is fascinated by the intersections between Greco-Roman, Near Eastern and Indian history. In recent years, he has been thinking about the understudied Arsakid Empire, which dominated the Near East from around 247 B.C. to A.D. 224. Through his doctoral work he aims to demonstrate that the Arsakid state should be understood as both Hellenistic and Near Eastern and therefore hopes to challenge the traditional division between ‘Classics’ and ‘Oriental Studies'. 

Matthew  Barfield

Matthew Barfield

M.Phil. in European Literature & Culture (French), Trinity College, University of Cambridge
B.A. in Modern & Medieval Languages (French and Spanish), Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures,  Ph.D. in French

United Kingdom

While at Harvard, Matthew aims to consolidate his knowledge of early modern French philosophy, taking advantage of the expertise of Harvard’s outstanding scholars of that era. He also hopes to develop further his interest in twentieth-century and contemporary French thought.

Jonathan A. Batty

Jonathan A. Batty

M.B.Ch.B. (Honours), University of Leeds
B.Sc. (Honours) in Clinical Sciences, University of Leeds

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Master of Public Health

United Kingdom

Jonathan works as a junior doctor and clinical research fellow, with a particular interest in Cardiology. He has published peer-reviewed publications in cardiovascular journals, and book chapters in medical textbooks. His research interests include addressing inequality in cardiovascular health outcomes, and elucidating the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease, to yield improvements in risk stratification and personalized intervention. He hopes that the pursuit of the MPH in Quantitative Methods will enable him to design interventions that will eventually lead to improvements in the cardiovascular health of his community.

Simon Black

Simon Black

M.Sc. (Distinction) in International Political Economy, London School of Economics
B.A. (First Class Honours) in Economics, Politics & Public Policy, University of London - Goldsmiths

Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Administration - International Development

United Kingdom

Simon is an economist with the UK's civil service, specialising in international macroeconomics and political economy. At Harvard he will focus on the economics of international development, finance and foreign policy.

Rebecca Choong Wilkins

Rebecca Choong Wilkins

B.A. (Honours) in English Literature & Language, University of Oxford

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. in Regional Studies of East Asia (China)

United Kingdom

Rebecca aims to change how we understand Chinese identity and influence in the world, concentrating on Chinese ethnicities beyond the mainland. She is investigating the relationship between Chinese literature and language policy with particular focus on Southeast Asia and Taiwan. As a writer and journalist, she has worked in China and Southeast Asia writing on mass urbanisation, foreign direct investment and cultural development. 

Isabelle Citron

Isabelle Citron

B.A. in Medical Sciences, Oxford University
B.M.B.Ch., Oxford University

Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Master of Public Health

Harvard Medical School, Program in Global Surgery and Social Change

United Kingdom

Isabelle is a trainee in surgery in London and has joined the Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change. The group works through research, advocacy and national surgical planning to collaborate with partners in low and middle income countries to improve access to safe and affordable surgery for the 5 billion people worldwide who lack it. Whilst at Harvard she will also join the Harvard School of Public health and complete an MPH in Clinical Effectiveness. 

Benjamin Clayton

Benjamin Clayton

M.A. (First Class Honours) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University

Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Policy

United Kingdom

Benjamin comes to Harvard with experience of British politics and business. He will investigate the power of urban policy to tackle inequality in cities and the role politicians can play in making the metropolis a home. Upon graduation, Benjamin wishes to put this work into practice in cities around the world.

Sophie Coulson

Sophie Coulson

M.E.Sci. (Honours) in Geophysics (North America), University of Liverpool

Graduate School of Arts and Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Ph.D. in Geodynamics

 United Kingdom

Sophie will use theoretical predictions and numerical modeling to develop understanding of the elastic and anelastic properties of the Earth. Her work will involve modeling the mantle’s response to external forcings, such as glacial cycles, tectonic motion and orbital dynamics. She hopes this research in Harvard’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences will lead to a career in academic research.

Anas El Turabi

Anas El Turabi

M.Phil. in Clinical Science (Primary Care Research), University of Cambridge
B.M.B.Ch., Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford
B.A. (Honours) in Physiological Sciences, University of Oxford

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, PhD in Health Policy 

United Kingdom

Anas is a British primary care physician with an interest in health inequalities and global health. His Ph.D. will focus on using quantitative methods to explore socioeconomic disparities in access to, delivery of and outcomes of healthcare. He also hopes to evaluate the impact of health system reforms on healthcare inequalities.

Joseph  Robert  Fitchett

Joseph Robert Fitchett

M.B.B.S., Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine
M.A. in Bioethics and Medical Law, St Mary's University College London
M.Sc. in Immunology of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

B.Sc. in Global Health, Imperial College School of Public Health

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H. program)

United Kingdom

Dr Joseph Fitchett is a doctoral fellow in public health and infectious disease epidemiology at Harvard University.

Joe’s research focuses on the impact of global R&D on access to health technologies and incentives to facilitate R&D for vaccines and medicines for neglected and emerging infections. Alongside research, Joe serves as a technical advisor to the Ministry of Health in Malaysia evaluating innovations to enhance primary health care and disease surveillance. 

Matthew  Luxmoore

Matthew Luxmoore

B.A. in International Relations, Queen Mary, University of London

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. in Regional Studies: Russia, East Europe and Central Asia

United Kingdom

Matthew is a British-Polish journalist focusing on Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space. At Harvard he plans to learn more about the issues he encountered reporting in Russia and the surrounding region, particularly the enduring legacy of the Soviet experiment and the role historical memory and information use play in shaping collective consciousness in post-Communist states.

Charlotte  Neary-Bremer

Charlotte Neary-Bremer

M.B.Ch.B., University of Liverpool
B.Sc. in Medical Anthropology, University College London

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. in Medical Anthropology

United Kingdom

Charlotte is a doctor working in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and founded StreetDoctors, a national charity teaching high risk young people first aid to save lives.  She will be studying Medical Anthropology at Harvard and has a particular interest in how social inequality effects health and how to improve health care for marginalized and vulnerable people.