Elected Honorary Fellow 2019
Martin Maiden is Professor of the Romance Languages at Oxford and Director of the Oxford Research Centre for Romance Linguistics, which he founded. He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the leading Romance linguist of his generation, with a distinguished career lecturing and publishing in Italian, Romance Philology and linguistic theory, including writing and editing some of the most influential reference books in the field. His work shows extraordinary breadth of knowledge across all the Romance languages and numerous dialects. Martin was a Fellow at Downing from 1989-96.