Our Officers

The Association officers for 2018 are:

  • Chair: Dr Elizabeth Frazer, University of Oxford
  • Secretary: Dr Clare Chambers, University of Cambridge
  • Treasurer: Dr Chris Brooke, University of Cambridge

Executive Committee members:

  • Mr Maxime Lepoutre, University of Cambridge
  • Prof Cecile Laborde, University of Oxford
  • Dr Alasia Nuti, University of York
  • Dr Phil Parvin, University of Loughborough
  • Dr Manjeet Ramgotra SOAS
  • Mr James Cullis, University of Oxford
  • Prof Melissa Lane, Princeton University

Ex officio:

  • Conference Convenor - Prof Gary Browning, Oxford Brookes & Elizabeth Frazer
  • Convenor of the PSA Specialist Group in Political Thought - Elizabeth Frazer
  • Coordinator of Irish Political Theory Network – Prof Marie Moran, & Dr Peter Stone


The Political Thought Conference has been held in Oxford, first at New College, now at St Catherine’s, annually since the 1970s.  (Its history remains to be written! See our archive pages for more ….) Over that time it has become a vital part of the intellectual and professional calendar.