Junior Deans

St Hilda's College has three Junior Deans: Rachael Griffiths; Katherine Truslove; and Sarah Waltcher.

The Junior Deans are available to advise on welfare issues. Details of how best to contact them displayed on the Decanal Notice Board in South Foyer. Students can come and chat about anything and everything in total confidence with the Junior Deans.

In the evenings and at weekends during term, please ask at the Lodge for the assistance of a Junior Dean.

Rachael Griffiths

Rachael is studying for a DPhil in Oriental Studies, focusing on Sino-Tibetan-Mongolian relations in north-eastern Tibet in the 18th century. She is currently working on the role of local lamas as mediators between the Tibetan, Mongol, Han, and Manchu worlds. Previously she gained an MPhil in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies at Wadham College, and a BA in Study of Religions and History at the School of Oriental and African Studies. She can be contacted at rachael.griffiths@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk, or by the Porters' Lodge.

Katherine Truslove

Katie is studying for an MPhil in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology, focusing on psycholinguistics, morphology and sociolinguistics. Previously an undergraduate at Worcester College, Katie holds a BA in History and German. After graduating, Katie completed the Teach First Leadership Development Programme and gained a PGCE from the University of Bristol. She has competed in triathlon for Oxford University and enjoys hiking in the vacations. Katie is the first point of contact for the MCR Committee. Katie can be contacted at katherine.truslove@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk, or by the Porters' Lodge.

Sarah Waltcher

Sarah is studying for an MSt in English Literature, focusing on personal transformation narratives during the War on Terror. Previously an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, Sarah holds a BA in English. After graduating, Sarah worked as a secondary school teacher in Brooklyn, New York, and hopes to return to the classroom after her graduate studies at Oxford. She can be contacted at sarah.waltcher@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk, or by the Porters' Lodge.

Rachael Griffiths