Agnes Maitland

(1849-1906) – Principal of Somerville 1889-1906 Learn More

Alice Prochaska

Historian and archivist, Principal of Somerville 2010-2017 Learn More

Alison Wolf

Economist and academic, Honorary Fellow Learn More

Ann Schlee

(1934-2023) – English novelist, Booker Prize nominee (1981) Learn More

Averil Cameron

Historian of late antiquity and Byzantium Learn More

Bolanle Awe

Feminist and pioneer of oral history Learn More

Catherine Duleep Singh

(1871-1942) – Suffrage activist Learn More

Cornelia Sorabji

(1866-1954) – Pioneering lawyer and activist Learn More

Daphne Park

(1921-2010) – Clandestine senior controller in MI6, Principal of Somerville 1980-89 Learn More

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

(1910-94) – Nobel Prize-winning scientist Learn More

Dorothy L. Sayers

(1893-1957) – Writer and Dante scholar Learn More

Eleanor Rathbone

(1872-1946) – Politician and social reformer Learn More