Josephine is responsible for the academic side of the registered visiting student programme at Hertford College. She works closely with the Senior Tutor during the application process and together they make the decisions as to who will be admitted. Once you are admitted as a registered visiting student, Josephine is responsible for helping to organise your academic programme.
Josephine studied for her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge (where they also have a tutorial system). Her doctoral research was on gender and religion among the Jains in India. She then moved into policy-oriented research and worked as a researcher on Cambodian refugees at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford and for the World Food Programme, Oxfam (Cambodia) and Amnesty International.
For over a decade, Josephine taught anthropology for the Human Sciences degree at the University of Oxford and was Director of Studies for Human Sciences at Lady Margaret Hall for four years. As a result, she has a very good understanding of the tutorial system and what it is like to be a student here. She is able to give visiting students solid and comprehensive support and advice, both before you come and whilst you are here.