Academic Advisory Board

The ISRF’s Academic Advisory Board comprises:

Professor Sheila Dow

Professor Sheila Dow

Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Victoria

Sheila Dow has published over 200 academic articles and book chapters, and has written or co-edited 20 books in the areas of methodology, the history of economic thought (especially on Hume, Smith and Keynes), money and banking and regional finance. She has also worked on the teaching of economics from a pluralist perspective.

Publications include: Foundations for New Economic Thinking: a collection of essays (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), A History of Scottish Economic Thought (Routledge, 2006, co-edited, with Alexander Dow), and Economic Methodology: An Inquiry (Oxford University Press, 2002).

Dr Elizabeth Frazer

Dr Elizabeth Frazer

University Lecturer in Politics at the University of Oxford, and Official Fellow of New College, Oxford

Elizabeth Frazer has been Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics at New College, Oxford since 1991.

Research interests include normative ideals of politics, Shakespeare as a political thinker, and the relationship between violence and politics in political thought.

Publications include Shakespeare and the Political Way (Oxford University Press, 2020), Violence and Political Theory (Polity, 2020, with Kimberly Hutchings), Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified? (Polity, 2019, with Kimberly Hutchings) and Ideas of Education: Philosophy and politics from Plato to Dewey (Routledge, 2013, co-edited with Christopher Brooke).

Professor Kostas Gavroglou

Professor Kostas Gavroglou

Professor Emeritus of History of Science at the University of Athens

Kostas Gavroglou served as Professor of History of Science at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Athens, from 1994 to 2014.

His research fields are the histories of physical and quantum chemistry, the history of artificial cold, and issues related with the appropriation of scientific ideas and practices by the European periphery from the 18th century.

Publications include Sciences in the Universities of Europe, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Springer, 2015, co-edited with Ana Simoes & Maria Paula Diogo), and Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry (MIT Press, 2011, with Ana Simões).

Professor Sheila Dow

Professor Emmanuel Lazega

Professor of Sociology at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)

Emmanuel Lazega is Professor of Sociology at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a member of the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations.

His current research focuses on social, intra- and inter-organizational networks in the economy, with a substantive focus on the social control of business.

Recent publications include Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change (Edward Elgar, 2020), Post-Human Institutions and Organizations (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Ismael Al-Amoudi), and Knowledge and Networks (Springer, 2017, co-edited with Johannes Glückler & Ingmar Hammer.

Dr Elizabeth Frazer

Professor Jayne Raisborough

Professor of Media at Leeds Beckett University

Jayne Raisborough is Professor of Media, within the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities at Leeds Beckett University.

Her work broadly focuses on two questions: who can we be and how can we live in prevailing socio-economic contexts?

She has explored, published and taught on media/ cultural representations of social class, gender, ethical consumption, litter and more recently anti-ageing.

Publications include Fat Bodies, Health and the Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), Lifestyle Media and the Formation of the Self (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and Risks, Identities and the Everyday (Routledge, 2008, co-edited with Julie Scott Jones).

Professor Kostas Gavroglou

Professor William H. Sewell Jr.

Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago

Bill Sewell is a resident fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, and a founding editor of Critical Historical Studies, published by the University of Chicago Press.

He has long been interested in the intersection between history and social theory. He is currently working on the social and cultural history of capitalism in eighteenth-century France but has made a few forays into the history of contemporary capitalism. In 2004 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Publications include Logics of History (University of Chicago Press, 2005), and A Rhetoric of Bourgeois Revolution (Duke University Press, 1994).

PROFESSOR CHARLES STEWART

Professor Charles Stewart

Professor of Anthropology at University College London

Charles Stewart is Professor of Anthropology at UCL, and a Visiting Professor at UCLA.

His current research interests include the study of syncretism, creolization, dreaming, the anthropology of religion and topics in the borderland between anthropology and history such as continuity/change, temporality and historicity.

Recent publications include The Varieties of Historical Experience (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Stephan Palmié), Ethnographies of Austerity (Routledge, 2016, co-edited with Daniel M. Knight), and Dreaming and Historical Consciousness in Island Greece (University of Chicago Press, 2012). He is a series editor for a book series on The Anthropology of History (Routledge, co-edited with Stephan Palmié).



If you would like to contact a member of the Academic Advisory Board in relation to the ISRF, please contact stuart.wilson@isrf.org in the first instance.