Elizabeth Frazer

Elizabeth Frazer

PPE Coordinator
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
History and Politics
MA DPhil Oxf

Elizabeth Frazer has been Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics since 1991; prior to that she was Rank Manning Junior Research Fellow here. She studied PPE at Pembroke College 1981-84, and completed her Doctorate, in Sociology, in 1987.  

Academic Career
Pembroke College, Oxford: BA Politics Philosophy and Economics, 1981-1984
D Phil (ESRC Studentship) 1984-1987
New College, Oxford:Rank Manning Junior Research Fellow, 1987-1990
Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics, 1990-date
University of Oxford: Lecturer in Politics, 1990-date

Administrative Positions
Chairwoman, Oxford University Women’s Studies Committee, 1989-1994; Convenor 1996-2006
Dean, New College, 1990-1994
Chairwoman, Sub-Faculty of Politics 1998-1999
Director of Research Training, Department of Politics, 1999-2003, 2009-10
Chairwoman, Department of Politics, Political Theory Panel 1992-1994, 1995-1997, 2005-2008
Tutor for Undergraduate Admissions, New College, 2009-2012
Head of Department, Department of Politics & International Relations, 2014-2017

Research Interests

  • Normative ideals of politics
  • Shakespeare as a political thinker
  • The relationship between violence and politics in political thought




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