Alumni News and Publications

On this page, find recent editions of Wolfson’s three publications: the College Record, Wolfson: Plans & Prospects, and Romulus and keep up to date with the latest news from Wolfson’s alumni community.

We are delighted to share your news with the rest of the alumni community on this page and in our alumni magazine, Wolfson: Plans & Prospects. Please do let us know of marriages, births, publications, or professional news by contacting the Wolfson Alumni and Development Office.


Wolfson: Plans and Prospects is our annual magazine for alumni and friends of the College. We hope that you enjoy reading about here at Wolfson and welcome your feedback or article suggestions for next year's issue. Click here to read the latest edition of Plans and Prospects or write to us if you would like a physical copy.

The Wolfson College Record is the formal account of the past year, including a list of students and fellows, reports from the College’s clubs and societies, obituaries, and news from College. Click here to read the latest edition of the Wolfson College Record or write to us if you would like a physical copy.

Alumni News


  • Patrick Olivelle recently published Ashoka: Portrait of a Philospher King (Yale University Press).
  • Rumina Sethi recently published (with Letizia Alterno) Reading India in a Transnational Era: The Works of Raja Rao (Routledge 2022). Professor Sethi was also recently appointed Dean of University Instruction at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
  • Charles Manson has published The Second Karmapa Karma Pakshi: Tibetan Mahasiddha. In the Lives of the Masters Series (Shambhala Publications 2022). He also gave a  talk on this subject at the Library of Congress which you can listen to here.
  • Yehudah Cohn has published Women's Wisdom by SY Agnon, an English Translation from Hebrew, at  and  "Tractate Oholot" in The Oxford Annotated Mishnah: A new Translation of the Mishnah with Introductions and Notes, eds. Shaye Cohen, Robert Goldenberg and Hayim Lapin, Oxford University Press, 2022.
  • Dr Elizabeth English has published 'Journeys to the Deep: A Gentle Guide to Mindfulness Meditation' (Mud Pie Books 2022). Learn more here.
  • Emeritus Professor Jaynie Louise Anderson has published 'The Architecture of Devotion James Goold and His Legacies in Colonial Melbourne'. Full details are available here.
  • Dr Alaric Pugh has published 'A Guide to Clare, Suffolk - two thousand years in a day' (Harris & Harris Books, 2021).
  • David Alexander has published A Biographical Dictionary of British and Irish Engravers, 1714-1820 (Yale University Press 2021). Short-listed for 2022 Berger Prize for best book on British Art History.


  • Alfie Norris has been awarded the ALBA George Watt Essay Prize for his recent mater's dissertation.

Marriages, Births and Careers

  • Emeritus Professor Jaynie Louise Anderson has been awarded an AM from the Australian Government for significant service to tertiary education, particularly to art history in Australia.
  • Professor Guy Poppy has been appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to Food Safety and Security.

If you have any news you would like to share with the rest of the alumni community e.g. marriages, births, publications etc please let us know by contacting the Wolfson Alumni Office