Four Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh are among the newly elected Fellows of the British Academy.

In total, the Academy welcomed 86 new Fellows showcasing the breadth and depth of humanities and social sciences research.

The RSE Fellows elected to the British Academy this year are:

Welcoming the new Fellows, Professor Julia Black, President of the British Academy, said:

It is with great pleasure that we welcome yet another outstanding cohort to the Academy’s Fellowship. The scope of research and expertise on display across our newly elected UK, Corresponding and Honorary Fellows shows the breadth and depth of knowledge and insight held by the British Academy. It is our role to harness this to understand and help shape a better world.

With the vast expertise and wide-ranging insights brought by our new Fellows, the Academy continues to showcase the importance of the SHAPE disciplines in opening fresh seams of knowledge and understanding, while simultaneously advancing the well-being and prosperity of societies worldwide. I wholeheartedly congratulate each of our new Fellows on this achievement and look forward to working together.