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Professor Donald Winch FBA



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  • Emeritus Professor of Intellectual History, University of Sussex; Honorary Professor, St Andrew's University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Intellectual History School for Global studies, University of Sussex, 1969 - 2000
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Arts and Social Studies School for Global studies, University of Sussex, 1986 - 1989
  • Professor of History and Economics, University of Sussex, 1963
  • Lecturer in Economics, University of Edinburgh, 1960 - 1963

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President, 1993 - 1994
  • Member of Council, 1991 - 1993


The political economy of British historical experience, 1688-1914

Donald Winch, 2002

Wealth & Life

Donald Winch, 2009

Adam Smith's politics

Donald Winch, 1978

That noble science of politics

Donald Winch, 1983

Riches and Poverty

Donald Winch, 1996

Other Economics and Economic History Fellows

Professor Hélène Rey

International macroeconomics & internation finance; exchange rates, capital flows & the international monetary system; Countries' external accounts & financial crises

Professor Colin Mayer

Financial economics; corporate finance, corporate governance, regulation, taxation, and international comparisons of financial systems; the role of the corporation in contemporary society

Professor Nick Chater

The cognitive and social foundations of rationality & language; general principles of cognition; philosophical, economic & policy implications of cognitive science.