Sir Ralph Waller is the Principal of Harris Manchester College and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. He is also the Director of the Farmington Institute. He is an Honorary Fellow of Homerton College, Cambridge and is the MacWilliams Fellow in Divinity at the University of Wales, Trinity St. David. He is a trustee of several charitable trusts and an Ecumenical Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. He is a former Chairman of the University of Oxford Faculty of Theology.
He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2018 for his services to education.
His research interests are in the field of Religious Thought in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.