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Professor John Broome


Maths & Economics
Fellow type
Honorary Fellow

Honorary Fellow, Alumnus 1965 Maths & Economics


John Broome graduated from Trinity Hall in 1968 in Mathematics and Economics. He took a PhD in Economics at MIT and an MA in Philosophy at Bedford College, London. From 1972, he taught Economics at Birkbeck College, London, and then at Bristol. In 1995, he became Professor of Philosophy at St Andrews, and in 2000 the White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. On his retirement from Oxford in 2014, he became a Visiting Professor at Stanford University. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University. He is a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a Foreign Member of both the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He holds an honorary degree from Lund University.