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 ROHAN WATT

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President

Rohan is a place in Middle Earth. It’s also the name of a real human Australian at Pembroke. You’ll often find him in the Wood Room complaining about how cold England is and how Vegemite is better than Marmite (it is). He’s a reformed lawyer reading the DPhil in International Relations – but don’t worry, he can be good company too.

 JAMES GRAHAM

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Vice President & Secretary

James first came to Pembroke to do the MSc Mathematical & Theoretical Physics. He took some years out to work and returned in 2020 to start a DPhil in Theoretical Physics. James' research focuses on soft matter and touches on mathematical biology. When not at work he can be found cycling, either in the lanes of Oxfordshire or further afield, fencing at Iffley, or else drinking too much coffee at Farthings.

CATHERINE ASHWORTH

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Treasurer

Catherine has been at Pembroke as an undergrad doing a Masters in Physics and Philosophy and has loved it so much she's staying on for a BPhil focusing on Philosophy of Physics. She's a member of the Gilbert and Sullivan society, performing in Pirates of Penzance and a Covid-postponed Gondoliers. She's sung with Pembroke Chapel Choir and enjoys books and baking in her mythical free time.

 BEN BRÉANT

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Academic Officer

Ben is quite a French cliché. By that I don't mean he cooks well, I'm just saying he was decapitated during the glorious MCR revolution, and often wears a scarf. He happens to study sleep, and his notoriously random haircut implies his work is more practical than theoretical.

 NATHAN O'GARA, SARAH SELDEN, JOE WEIR

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Social Secretaries

Sarah came to Oxford to spread her love of both American Literature and Taylor Swift to the people of Pembroke (she may even argue that Taylor is the greatest American writer of our generation). We’ll see if her MSt in English and American studies convinces her otherwise. Her special talents include selecting the best cheese for second dessert and shaking her head to keep Joe and Nathan in line. When she’s not playing chess in the MCR, she’s wondering around Oxford checking the backs of wardrobes for Narnia.

KATHRYN WHITE

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Access Officer

Kathryn spends her life haunted by the Village People, in that her research focuses on the YMCA and their work in the First World War. Outside of work she really enjoys sports, namely running, cycling and rowing, as well as the MCR’s official sport of Mario Kart. Her proudest Pembroke achievement is throwing the 2019 Hallowe’en Bop, a party so good we worried for the structural stability of the common room floor.

SAM PONTING

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Welfare Officer & Web Wizard

Sam is a first-year DPhil student in Experimental Psychology looking at the relationship between environmental lighting and sleep. When not carrying out his research (sleeping), he enjoys music, cooking and rowing.

FLORA CHARBONNIER

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Welfare Officer

Flora is a third-year DPhil student in Engineering. When she's not being a nerd behind her computer you might spot her around Oxford zooming around on her bike, going on long walks (or rather runs when she is being chased by geese) and paddling along the canal. She wants to help you make Pembroke home away from home by setting up loving College families.

 NIK BAYA

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Sports Rep

Nik is a second year DPhil student trying to understand the genetic basis for phenotypic outliers. As part of his research he has very sneakily infiltrated the Pembroke College Boat Club to discover the secret to great height and big muscles. When he's not debugging his code or rowing he likes to fall asleep while reading a good (but evidently not great) book.

 HANNAH KENTRIDGE

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LGBT+ Rep

Hannah Kentridge (she/her) is a lesbian from Durham doing an MPhil in Japanese Studies. Pembroke tried to get rid of her after her undergrad degree, but they only managed to keep her away for a year and now she’s crept back again. She’s even decided to be the MCR LGBTQ+ rep after she already had a go at being the LGBTQ+ rep for the JCR. What a nuisance.

 PANARAT ROHLEDER

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Women's Rep and Part Time Student Rep

Panarat is an education lover who continues her education at the University of Oxford. A PhD in Organizational Leadership graduated with honors (academic distinction- 4.00 GPA). Her education background includes an MBA in Organizational Development, MS in Marketing and M. Ed in Educational Psychology. On a nice day, you would find Panarat taking a walk along a canal where she has found many friends: beaver, herons, turtles, birds, fishes, etc. She took a lot of pictures and videos of them and thinking that they maybe in her books one day.

JULIANA PARS

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Disabilities Rep

Jules is a fledgling Armenologist with a focus on art and the philosophy/psychology of diasporic identity. She likes equality, dogs, disco, and the oxford comma. She dislikes writing about herself in the third person.

ROSA POUAKOUYOU

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Racial Diversity & Equality Rep

Rosa is reading an Mst in History in an attempt to study women in conflict. Her favourite things include crafting, chai lattes, cooking and every song Rosalía has ever released.

 Laura Goddard

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General Rep

Hailing from a town called Swindon, famous for the magic roundabout and not much else, I’m a MSc student in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. You can find me stomping round Pembroke in unironic cowboy boots, complaining about the vegetarian options at lunch

OLGA LUKIANCHIKOVA

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General Rep

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CONNOR BERNARD

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General Rep

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JOSE NINO BARREAT

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Bar Manager

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