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Dr. Robert Mason

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Robert Mason BA, DPhil, FRHistS

Reader; History


Associate Dean (Quality Assurance), College of Humanities and Social Science

Room 00M.30, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place

Telephone: 0131 650 3770

Office hours: Tuesday 10-12 and Thursday 10-12


I have worked at the University of Edinburgh since 1998. Both my undergraduate and postgraduate studies took place at the University of Oxford.

In 2004–2005 I was a fellow at the John W. Kluge Center, which is at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

External appointments

Between 2008 and 2010 I was chair of the Scottish Association for the Study of America, and between 2008 and 2011 I was a member of the British Association for American Studies executive committee. I have acted as an external examiner for undergraduate degree programmes at the University of Dundee and the University of Nottingham. Currently I am an external examiner for a postgraduate programme at University College London.

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