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Professor Robert Anderson

MA DPhil FRSE FRSA

Professor Emeritus in History

 

Contact information
Address: School of History, Classics and Archaeology, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
Biography

I retired from the University in 2007. Born in Cardiff, I was an undergraduate at Oxford University, and took my doctoral degree there at St Antony's College. My first job was at Glasgow University, I moved to Edinburgh as a lecturer in the History Department in 1969, and was appointed to a personal chair of Modern History in 1994.

External appointments

I am a member of the editorial board of the journal History of Universities and a UK representative on the Commission Internationale pour l'Histoire des Universités.