Tutor for Graduate Students, Director of Studies in History
British political, constitutional and legal history in the early modern period, especially in the seventeenth century. Current major interests include the history of Parliament, the nature of monarchy and Royalism, and the career of Oliver Cromwell.
Senior Lecturer in Classical Philology and Linguistics, University Orator.
Historical linguistics, especially the history of the Greek language, dialectology and sociolinguistics, and Mycenaean language and epigraphy, development of computer-assisted technologies for classical language learning
Lecturer in Heritage and the Politics of the Past and Director, Cambridge Heritage Research Centre
Department of Archaeology
Contemporary uses and understandings of cultural heritage especially in relation to societal violence and its long-term impacts, the nexus between cultural heritage and memory, and notions of risk and endangerment pertaining to culture and nature.
The college’s prestigious annual event – the Ramsay Murray lecture – was given on May 15th by Trevor Phillips OBE. Mr Phillips is a former chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and an award-winning television producer and presenter as well as writing for a range of publications including The Times.
Selwyn welcomed two new Fellows on Tuesday April 28th. They are Lynn Dicks and Anna Lippert, and their installation was a moment of college history: the first time the ceremony has been performed via video conference.
The college is delighted to announce that its new auditorium will be called the Quarry Whitehouse Auditorium – named after alumna Jill Whitehouse (SE 1978) and alumnus Gareth Quarry (also SE 1978). This reflects their generosity towards the building project. They are seen in their gowns as Fellow Benefactors of Selwyn.