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People in the Department


Head of Department: Professor Rebecca Earle
Director of Teaching & Learning: Professor Sarah Richardson
Director of Research: Professor Mark Philp
Department Administrator: Claudia Gray
Academic Administrator: Charlotte Beesley

Director of First Year Studies: Professor Beat K├╝min 
Director of Second Year Studies: Dr Simon Peplow
Director of Final Year Studies: Dr Lydia Plath
Director of PGT Studies: Dr Laura Schwartz
Director of PGR Studies: Professor Mark Knights
Senior Tutor: Dr Jonathan Davies

Academic Staff

The Department's academic staff teach and research a wide range of themes and topics, covering the entire globe and spanning from the Late Medieval to the present day.

Research Staff

With a strong emphasis on research in the Department, there are a number of research staff working on a wide variety of projects, networks, and fellowships.

Teaching Staff

A number of guest lecturers, postdoctoral staff, teaching fellows, and PhD students contribute to delivering the Department's teaching.

Support Staff

The Department's support needs are met by a team of dedicated staff with a wide variety of remits and functions.

Associate Staff

Several eminent and promising scholars hold honorary, visiting, or associate status with the Department.

Former Staff

A considerable number of former staff have contributed to the Department's successes, several of whom retain close connections with the Department as emeritus staff.