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Professor Ewen Cameron

MA, PhD, FRHistS, FSAScot

Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography, and Head of School


Contact information
Address: Room 02M.26, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
Telephone: +44 (0)131 650 4031
Office hours: By appointment through Julie.Lockley@ed.ac.uk
  • Head of School

I studied History and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen before completing a PhD, on Government policy in the Scottish Highlands, c.1880-1925, at the University of Glasgow.

I was a teaching Fellow at the University of St Andrews in 1992/93, was appointed to a lectureship in Scottish History at Edinburgh in 1993 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2000, Reader in 2008, a Personal Chair in 2011 and to the Fraser Chair in 2012.

I am currently Head of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology

External appointments

I am currently co-editor (with Dr Siobhan Talbott of the University of Manchester) of the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies. I am Chair of the Trustees of Edinburgh University Press and Convener of the Board of Trustees of Edinburgh University Press . I serve on the editorial board of the journal Scottish Affairs.

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