Averil Cameron

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Dame Averil Millicent Cameron, DBE,[1] FBA (born 8 February 1940) is Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History in the University of Oxford,[2] and was formerly the Warden of Keble College, Oxford, between 1994[3] and 2010.[4]

She was previously Professor of Ancient History (1978–89) and Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (1989–94),[3] at King's College London. At Oxford, she is Chair of the Advisory Committee on Honorary Degrees and also sits on committees for Conflict of Interest, Select Preachers, and the Wainwright Fund.

Her commitments beyond the University include:

Personal life[edit]

Cameron was raised in Leek, Staffordshire, the only child of working class parents. She studied at Somerville College, Oxford.[3]

Honours[edit]

Selected bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Year Honours". Times. 6 January 2006. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Donald MacLeod and Polly Curtis (31 December 2005). "Voices of education win New Year honours". Guardian. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c Averil Cameron (28 October 1994). "Past Masters". The Times. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sir Jonathan Phillips elected new Warden of Keble". Keble College, Oxford. 11 October 2009. Archived from the original on 14 November 2010. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Appointments". The Church Times. 29 July 2005. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  6. ^ Lynne Williams (2 August 1996). "Honorary Degrees". Times. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  7. ^ edited by Harriet Swain and researched by Lynne Williams (25 September 1998). "Glittering prizes". Times. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  8. ^ "Glittering prizes". Times. 31 March 2000. Retrieved 19 December 2010.