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Professor Nicholas Cronk
Dr Gillian Pink
OCV Research Editor
Georges Pilard
OCV Research Editor
Dr Alison Oliver
OCV Research Editor
Pippa Faucheux
OCV Publishing Manager
Dr Martin Smith
OCV Senior Editor (freelance)
Dr Ruggero Sciuto
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Hayley O’Connell
Dr Glenn Roe
Digital Research Fellow
Professor Gregory S. Brown
General Editor and Senior Research Fellow
Dr Avi Lifschitz
Academic Programme Director
Jean-Alexandre Perras
Research Fellow (2018-2021)
Dr Birgit Mikus
Departmental Administrator
Fran Wheare
Director of Development


Miles Young, New College, University of Oxford (TT 2018- MT 2021) (Chair)

Professor Ros Ballaster, Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies, Mansfield College, University of Oxford (2018-2021)

Professor Nathalie Ferrand, CNRS Paris (2017-2020)

Professor Russell Goulbourne, Professor of French Literature, King’s College London (2017-2020)

Dr Avi Lifschitz, Associate Professor of European History, Magdalen College, University of Oxford (2017-2020) (Academic Programme Director)

Professor Kate Marsh, Professor of French Studies, University of Liverpool (2018-2021)*

Professor Christophe Martin, Professor of French Language and Literature, Université Paris-Sorbonne (2017-2020)

Professor Karen O’Brien, Head of Humanities Division, University of Oxford

Professor Ritchie Robertson, co-opted member, Queen’s College, University of Oxford (2017-2020)

Professor Catriona Seth, Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature, All Souls College, University of Oxford (2016-2019)

Professor Alexis Tadié, Professor of English Literature, University of Paris-Sorbonne (2017-2020) (Secretary)

Dr Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library (Deputy Chair)  (2017-2020)


* We are sad to record the death of Professor Marsh in 2019