Maggie Snowling

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Margaret Snowling
Spouse(s) Charles Hulme
Academic work
Discipline Psychologist

Margaret Jean Snowling CBE FBA FMedSci (born 15 July 1955)[1] is a British psychologist and the current President of St John's College, Oxford.[2] She completed her PhD at University College London.

She is a fellow of the British Academy and of the Academy of Medical Sciences.[3] Her contributions to the study of dyslexia have been recognised with the Lady Radnor Prize of Dyslexia Action in 2013, the Marion Welchman Award of the British Dyslexia Association in 1997, the British Psychological Society Presidents' Award in 2003, and the Samuel T. Orton award of the International Dyslexia Association in 2005.[4]

Her second husband is Charles Hulme.

While President of St John's College, Oxford.,[5] she has heavily promoted the '2000 Women' events, a series of events to celebrate the 2000 women matriculated at the College since 1979, when women were first admitted to the College.

Snowling was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to science and the understanding of dyslexia.[6]


  1. ^ ‘SNOWLING, Prof. Margaret Jean’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2013; online edn, December 2013 – accessed 25 April 2014
  2. ^ "The President of St John's". St John's College, Oxford. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Professor Margaret J Snowling". British Academy. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
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  5. ^ "The President of St John's". St John's College, Oxford. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  6. ^ "No. 61608". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2016. p. B10.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Michael Scholar
President of St John's College, Oxford

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