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Victoria Schofield


  • Visiting Alistair Horne Fellow, St Antony’s College Oxford, 2004-05
  • Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford: MA (Hons) degree in Modern History
  • President of the Oxford Union, 1977.
  • Mary Institute, St Louis, Missouri, USA [one year scholarship as an American Field Service student]
  • The Royal Naval School [now The Royal School], Haslemere, Surrey

Official visit of Hillary Clinton to Pakistan  with Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, 1995.


  • Military History Monthly Book of the Year Gold Award 2018
  • The  Kashmir Award 2006, Justice Foundation, Kashmir Centre
  • RUSI/St Antony's 2006 Essay Competition: The Sociology of Terrorism: runner-up. Click here for Article

Memberships & Affilitations

  • Afghan Women's Support Forum
  • Army Museums Ogibly Trust (Trustee)
  • Asia House
  • Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (Editorial Advisory Board)
  • International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Kashmir Institute (Advisory Board)
  • Oxford Literary and Debating Union Trust (Chairman of the Trustees)
  • Oxford Union (Life Member)
  • Pakistan Society (Life Member)
  • Round Table (Chair of the Editorial Board).
  • Royal Society for Asian Affairs
  • Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies (RUSI)

Favourite Charities:

Afghan Appeal Fund,
Afghan Connection
Anthony Hyman Memorial Fund
Clement James Centre,
Farkhunda Trust,
Greenhouse, Sport and Performing Arts,
Kashmir International Relief Fund  
Khwendo Kor (Sisters’ Home),
Macmillan Cancer Support
Mianwali Education Trust, Pakistan
National Children’s Home
Roddy Scott Foundation
Sandy Gall’s Afghanistan Appeal:

I’m married to Stephen Willis and we have three adult children, Alexandra, Anthony, Olivia. We live in Central London, near Notting Hill; when I am not writing, I love reading, swimming, playing tennis, the piano, listening to music, being with my family and friends, and foreign travel.

My agent is

Sara Menguc
Hawke House
Green St
Sunbury on Thames
Middx TW16 6RA

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