Senior research fellows

The IHR Senior Fellowship exists to promote the understanding and interpretation of history in all its variety and across all periods. Senior Fellows will be appointed annually, by competition, with expressions of interest welcome from candidates who have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement in historical research.The Institute of Historical Research offers up to five five-year Senior Research Fellowships per year.

Professor Geoffrey Alderman DLitt MA DPhil (Oxon), FRHistS, FHEA, FRSA, FICPD, FCMI, CQP MCQI
The Jewish Contribution to Crime in the UK since the Cromwellian Readmission
Mr Duncan Campbell-Smith
Business history
Dr Patricia Croot
English local history
Dr Christopher Currie, MA, D Phil (Oxon), FRHistS, FSA
European vernacular architecture and historical xylosiology; chorography
Professor Christopher Dyer
English regional and local history
Mr Jeremy Haslam
Early medieval English towns
Dr Roger Knight
Naval history, 18th-early 19th c.; Napoleonic Wars
Dr Chris Lewis
English local history
Dr Jill Pellew, MA (Oxon), MA (London), PhD (London)
The role of private patronage and philanthropy in the history of British universities
Dr Roland Quinault
Modern British history; the history of British political leadership
Dr Linda Risso, MPhil and PhD (Cantab)
History of international relations
Peter Salt
Senior Research Fellow; former editor, Bibliography of British and Irish History
Dr Paul Seaward
Seventeenth-century English politics
Mr Daniel Snowman, BA (Cantab), MA (Cornell)
Links between arts history (especially of music and opera) and mainstream historical research
Mr James Stourton
British Art History
Dr Jenny Stratford, MA (Oxon), PhD (London), FRHistS, FSA
Late medieval history and material culture (England and France)
Jonathan Sumption, Lord Sumption, OBE
Medieval history; the Hundred Years' War
Dr Andrea Tanner
Modern history; the history of London, esp. the development of retail in the capital
Dr Alan Thacker MA, DPhil (Oxon)
VCH Consultant, Local and regional history; medieval church history
Dr Simon Thurley (English Heritage)
Architecture of the Tudor and Stuart court
Dr Karina Urbach MPhil (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), Priv.Doz. (Habilitation)
Anglo-German relations in the 19th and 20th centuries
Professor Cornelie Usborne, BA (Open), PhD (Open)
The social and cultural history of Weimar Germany
Dr Lynne Walker, BA (TN), PhD (London)
History of women and architecture, 1600 to the present; gender, space and architecture in Britain (17th century to the present)
Dr Janet Waymark
Garden history
Senior research fellows | Institute of Historical Research


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