Dr Alexander Freer - Director of Studies in English
Alex Freer is College Lecturer and Director of Studies in English at Lucy Cavendish, and author of Wordsworth's Unremembered Pleasure (2020). His research focuses on eighteenth century and Romantic writing, and theories of literary criticism.
Dr Howard Nelson - Lecturer in Conservation Leadership, Director of Studies in Geography Part II
Howard Nelson is a Trinidadian ecologist and wildlife biologist. Nelson earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of the West Indies and his doctoral work at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Dr Coleen Drapek - Research Fellow
Colleen is a plant scientist at the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge. She is interested in how plants regulate beneficial plant-microbe interactions. Her research mainly focuses on visualizing and perturbing plant hormone distribution during beneficial symbiosis with soil bacteria and fungi in legumes (Alfafa) and barley.
Dr Mary Murphy - Director of Studies in Economics and Bye-Fellow
Mary's focus is environmental and social justice. As an entrepreneur she has specific experience in the production, consumption, and distribution of food and how it mirrors social, economic, and environmental health. She is particularly interested in the intersections of politics, economics, and society in the sustainability field.