Dr Antone Martinho-Truswell

AB (Harvard), MA DPhil (Oxon)


Pictured: Dr Antone Martinho-Truswell, and Mrs Emma Martinho-Truswell, who also joins the College in 2018.

Together with the Head of College, the Dean of Graduate House leads the academic and pastoral life of Graduate House. The Dean is responsible for building and fostering a happy and inclusive collegiate community.

Dr Antone Martinho-Truswell is the inaugural Dean. Dr Martinho-Truswell joins the College from the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford, where he was a Fellow and member of the governing body of Magdalen College and a Lecturer in Biology at Pembroke College. Dr Martinho-Truswell’s has also served as Junior Dean of University College, Oxford, and graduate warden of St Cross College, Oxford.

Dr Martinho-Truswell’s research focuses on the brains and minds of birds. At Oxford, he co-founded the Oxford Duckling Laboratory, and his research has been published in several high-impact journals, including Science. Prior to completing his doctorate in zoology at Oxford, he graduated cum laude in Neurobiology from Harvard University.

Dr Martinho-Truswell is an avid sportsman, having played varsity Water Polo at both Oxford (Half Blue) and Harvard (Major H), and was Vice-Captain of the Oxford team. He is an unremarkable but enthusiastic cricketer.