Professor Ian Jewitt elected as a Fellow of The British Academy

We’re delighted to announce that Professor Ian Jewitt, the Sir Rod Harrod Fellow in Economics at the Department of Economics, is one of seven University of Oxford academics to be elected a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of his contribution to research.

Founded in 1902, the British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is a Fellowship of over 1600 of the leading minds in these subjects from the UK and overseas.

Professor Jewitt has conducted significant research into microeconomic theory, especially information economics and decision theory.

Professor Timothy Power, Head of Social Sciences Division, commented: "I am delighted that Ian Jewitt and Sally Maitlis (Saïd Business School) have received the great honour of being elected a Fellow of the British Academy. My congratulations to them both on being recognised for academic distinction within their fields. They will bring their in-depth knowledge and outstanding research to this prestigious Fellowship, joining other leading minds in the social sciences and humanities."