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Our Staff

We are one of the largest History departments in the country with over 50 academic and teaching staff. We are proud to sit within the School of Humanities and their strong team of professional support staff.

Academic Staff

Dr Shahmima Akhtar - Lecturer in History

Professor Humayun Ansari - Professor of Islam and Cultural Diversity

Professor Sarah Ansari - Professor History (South Asia)

Dr Akil Awan - Senior Lecturer

Dr James Baldwin - Lecturer in Empires of the Early Modern Muslim World

Dr Daniel Beer - Head of Department and Reader in Modern European History

Dr Paris Chronakis - Lecturer in Modern Greek History

Dr Karoline Cook - Lecturer in History of the Atlantic World

Dr Catriona Cooper - Senior Fellow in History, Heritage and Media

Prof Kate Cooper - Professor of History

Dr Markus Daechsel - Reader in Modern Islamic Societies

Dr Selena Daly - Senior Lecturer in Modern European History

Dr Charalambos Dendrinos - Senior Lecturer in Byzantine Literature and Greek Palaeography

Dr Patrick Doyle - Lecturer in the history of the United States

Dr Dawn-Marie Gibson - Senior Lecturer in United States History

Dr Simone Gigliotti - Senior Lecturer/Reader in Holocaust Studies

Prof Helen Graham - Professor of Modern Spanish History

Dr David Gwynn - Reader in Ancient and Late Antique History

Prof Jane Hamlett - Professor of Modern British History

Prof Jonathan Harris - Professor in Byzantine History

Dr Rebecca Jinks - Lecturer in Modern History

Prof Andrew Jotischky - Professor of Medieval History

Dr Alison Knight - Lecturer

Dr Edward Madigan - Lecturer in Public History and World War One

Dr Emily Manktelow - Senior Lecturer in Imperial & Global History

Dr Chi-Kwan Mark - Senior Lecturer in International History

Dr Stella Moss - Lecturer in the History of Modern Britain

Dr Amy Tooth Murphy - Lecturer in Oral History

Dr David Natal Villazala - Lecturer in History

Prof Jonathan Phillips - Professor of Crusading History

Dr Nicola Phillips - Lecturer in 18th Century British History & Gender

Dr Hannah Platts - Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Archaeology

Dr Robert Priest - Senior Lecturer in Modern European History

Prof Francis Robinson - Professor of the History of South Asia

Prof Dan Stone - Professor of Modern History

Dr Weipin Tsai - Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History

Dr Alex Windscheffel - Senior Lecturer in Modern British and Imperial History

Dr Barbara Zipser - Senior Lecturer in History

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