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Revd Professor John Morrill FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of British and Irish History, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Research Fellow, Trinity College University of Oxford, 1970 - 1974
  • Lecturer, University of Stirling, 1974 - 1975
  • Fellow (1975+), Senior Tutor (1987-92), Vice Master (1993-2003) of Selwyn College Cambridge, Selwyn College University of Cambridge, 1975 - 2003
  • Professor of British and Irish History, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1998 - 2015
  • Lecturer, Reader then Professor, University of Cambridge, 1975
  • Professor Emeritus of British and Irish History, University of Cambridge, 2015

British Academy Appointments

  • Chairman of the Communications and Activities Committee, 2004 - 2009
  • Member of Council, 2000 - 2001

Publications

The revolt of the provinces 1976

The nature of the English revolution 1992

The Royal Historical Society on CD-rom: The history of Britain, Ireland and the British overseas 1998

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Michael Hunter

Intellectual history of late 17th century Britain, especially the early Royal Society and the 'decline of magic'; editions of Robert Boyle and others; visual culture.

Dr Susan Brigden

The English Renaissance and Reformation; literary coteries; Reformation diplomacy

Professor Lyndal Roper

The social & cultural history of sixteenth & seventeenth century Germany; gender history; witchcraft; the German Reformation

Professor Colin Jones

History of France, especially 17th to 19th centuries; French Revolution; history of medicine; cultural history