Claire completed a BA in Theology, Oxford University, acheiving not only a first (the highest grade of degree) but the top first of the year.
During her stay in Oxford Claire served as the undergraduate representative of the Religious Studies Society in Oxford. She was awarded the Horton Davies Prize, by Mansfield College, in 2006, for being the most outstanding second year theologian. She also received the University's Denyer and Johnson prize for being the candidate whose performance the examiners judged to be the best in the Final Honour School of Theology.
Claire's main areas of interest are in the theological traditions of India, particularly Vaisnavism. She is currently persuing an MPhil in Cambridge University.