About this Fellow
Nicholas Rodger (born 1949) is a naval historian. He was educated at Ampleforth College and University College, Oxford, after which he spent seventeen years (1974-91) as an Assistant Keeper in the Public Record Office. He was then Anderson Senior Research Fellow of the National Maritime Museum, 1992-99, before moving to Exeter University as Lecturer (briefly), then Professor of Naval History, 1999-2008. In 2008 he became a Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
- Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
- Assistant Keeper, Public Record Office, 1974 - 1991
- Research Fellow, National Maritime Museum, 1992 - 1999
- Professor of Naval History, University of Exeter, 2000
- Professor of Naval History, University of Exeter, University of Exeter, 2000
- Assistant Keeper of Public Records, Other Institutions, 1979 - 1991
- Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, All Souls College University of Oxford, 2008
The art and architecture of Venice and the Veneto; Renaissance architectural history and theory; the relationship between Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean; and music and architecture in the Renaissance
History of science, 16th-19th centuries.: probability and statistics; scientific observation; objectivity; formal theories of rationality
Religions history, 'Histoire de l'imaginaire', Wars of religion, War & peace during the European Renaissance, astrology, early modern political thought.
The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present