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Dr Clare Jackson

Dr Clare Jackson

Director of Studies

Dr Jackson is Senior Tutor and a Lecturer in History.

Her research interests include the history of ideas in early modern Britain, especially 17th/18th century Scotland; concepts of kingship, law and sovereignty in early modern Scotland; and the politics of multiple monarchy in 17thcentury Britain.

As Director of Studies Dr Jackson is responsible for choosing the best supervisors to work with you depending on the papers that you choose.

Dr Nick Guyatt

Dr Nicholas Guyatt

Staff Fellow

Dr Guyatt is a University Lecturer in American History.

His research interests are in the history of colonial America, the Atlantic World and the United States in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Dr William O'Reilly

Dr William O'Reilly

Director of Studies

Dr O'Reilly is a University Lecturer in Early Modern History and Director of the Centre for History and Economics.

He has worked on a range of topics in early modern European and Atlantic history, and is particularly interested in the history of European migration, colonialism and imperialism. His current research project, with the working title Surviving empire. The translation of imperial context in a globalizing world, 1550-1800, explores the inter-relationship of European imperialisms from the later 16th century to the French revolution.

Dr John Pollard

Dr John Pollard

Director of Studies

Dr Pollard is also Emeritus Professor in Modern European History at Anglia Ruskin University.

His research interests are in the history of Italy and the Papacy (especially its diplomacy and finances) in the 19th and 20th centuries, fascist and neo-fascist movements (particularly the ideology of present-day neo-Nazism), and political and social Catholicism.

Dr Pedro Ramos Pinto

Dr Pedro Ramos Pinto

Staff Fellow

Dr Ramos Pinto is a Lecturer in International Economic History.

His current research explores the creation, evolution and implications of authoritarian welfare regimes in Southern Europe and Latin America. This has evolved from earlier work which explored the interaction between the Portuguese Dictatorship and its citizens to explain the emergence of social movements of the urban poor during the Carnation Revolution (1974-1976). He is also interested in understanding how contemporary inequalities are shaped by the past, bringing a more long-term view to explain how and why societies distribute resources, opportunities and capabilities.

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