Abigail Whalen

Assistant Rector

London

Abigail Whalen joined the London Global Gateway as Assistant Rector at Conway Hall in December 2021. In this role, Abigail supports individual students both academically and personally and fosters a community environment where students can thrive. She helps to organize opportunities for students to engage in London-based activities and to immerse themselves in their host-country’s culture.

Prior to joining the residential life team in London, Abigail earned her BPhil (master’s) in philosophy from the University of Oxford. She specializes in mediaeval philosophy and classical Islamic philosophy. Abigail also holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame.

In her free time, Abigail enjoys rowing competitively on the Thames, baking, and a good novel.