Each week a Rhodes Scholar will be featured on the homepage. This feature reflects the diversity of backgrounds, contributions and impact of Rhodes Scholars from many countries since 1903.  For the full lists of Rhodes Scholars since 1903, click here

Dr David Goldbloom

Dr David Goldbloom

 Nova Scotia & Exeter 1975

One of Canada’s leading psychiatrists and mental health advocates. He is Senior Medical Advisor at the Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He recently published "How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist".

Norton Tennille

Norton Tennille

North Carolina & Balliol 1962

Recently retired from the South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) which he founded in 1994. 

Librarian of Congress Emeritus James Billington

Librarian of Congress Emeritus James Billington

New Jersey & Balliol 1950

American professor of Russian and European history at Harvard and Princeton before serving for 42 years as CEO of four federal cultural institutions—the Fulbright Program, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Library of Congress and Open World. His appointment as 13th Librarian of Congress in 1987 was approved unanimously by the U.S. Senate. He retired as Librarian effective September 30, 2015.

Shamma Al Mazrui

Shamma Al Mazrui

United Arab Emirates & University 2014

Appointed Minister of Youth Affairs in the new United Arab Emirates Cabinet. At 22, Shamma is the youngest Minister in the history of the UAE.

Mariame McIntosh Robinson

Mariame McIntosh Robinson

Jamaica & Hertford 1998

Founder of TEACH Caribbean along with other Jamaican Rhodes Scholars, an NGO which focuses on improving access to quality education for economically disadvantaged youth and a Partner at Portland Private Equity, an institutional mid-market private equity fund focused on the Caribbean.

Professor Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Professor Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Québec & New College 1980

Neuroscience pioneer named Stanford's next president.

Caroline Hoxby

Caroline Hoxby

Ohio & Magdalen 1988

Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics at Stanford University and Program Director for the NBER Economics of Education Program.

Mervyn Morris

Mervyn Morris

Jamaica & St Edmund Hall 1958

Poet and professor emeritus at the University of the West IndiesMona, Jamaica. The first Poet Laureate of Jamaica since the country's independence. 

Luke Bronin

Luke Bronin

Connecticut & Balliol 2001

Recently sworn in as Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut