Professor Robert Bartlett FBA

History

Elected 1997

UK Fellow
1997
Medieval studies

Robert Bartlett is Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He received his university education at Cambridge, Oxford and Princeton, taught earlier at the universities of Edinburgh and Chicago and has held fellowships at the universities of Michigan, Princeton, Göttingen and Tel Aviv, and at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He has published on the history of England, 1066-1300; the cult of the saints; and on frontiers and colonization in medieval Europe.

Current post

Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, University of St Andrews

Past appointments

University of St Andrews Emeritus Professor of Medieval History

Jul 2016 -

University of St Andrews Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Medieval History, University of St Andrews

Jan 1992 - Jul 2016

University of St Andrews Professor of Medieval History

Jan 1992 -

The University of Chicago Professor of Medieval History

Jan 1986 - Jan 1992

University of Edinburgh Lecturer in History

Jan 1980 - Jan 1986

Publications

Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation (Princeton UP, 2013; paperback ed., 2015)

Gerald of Wales 1982

The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change 950-1350 1993

England under the Norman and Angevin kings 2000

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