Professor Charles W. J. Withers
Professor Charles W. J. Withers is Ogilvie Chair of Human Geography.
Professor Charles W. J. Withers is Ogilvie Chair of Human Geography, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh. His research interests centre on the historical geography of science, in the Enlightenment and in the nineteenth century, in travel and exploration, the history of cartography, and the history of the book. Amongst other publications, he is co-editor, with Miles Ogborn, of Geographies of the Book (Ashgate, 2010), and co-author, with Innes Keighren and Bill Bell, of Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing and Publishing with John Murray 1773-1859 (Chicago, 2015 forthcoming).