The Higher and Research Degrees Committee has responsibility for student monitoring, and for monitoring the academic quality of the Institute's activities, including the MA/MRes in the History of the Book and the London Rare Books School. The H&RDC is operated jointly with the Institute of Classical Studies and the School of Advanced Study's CAI (digital humanities).
Director of the IES: Professor Clare Lees (Chair)
All academic staff in the Institutes who teach or supervise: Dr Gabriel Bodard (ICS), Professor Sarah Churchwell (SAS/IES), Dr Cynthia Johnston (IES MA Course Tutor), Dr Christopher Ohge (IES), Dr Andrew Nash (IES MA Course Director), Dr Elizabeth Savage (IES), Professor Jane Winters (SAS), and Professor Greg Woolf (ICS); non-staff first and second supervisors have the right of attendance to speak to reports.
Up to three persons not in SAS (but who may teach or supervise): Professor Elisabeth Jay (Oxford Brookes), Dr Shafquat Towheed (OU)
Student representatives: Krystle Trevisan (PhD), Shira Buchsbaum and Claudia Chapman (MA)
Ex officio: Ms Georgia Reeves (secretary), Kalinda Hughes (Registry), Valerie James (ICS Manager)