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.
Our alumnus John Sentamu, the former archbishop of York, has been given a peerage in the political honours list published just before Christmas. He will become a member of the House of Lords in the New Year, and will sit on the crossbenches as a non-party member.
Most of the scaffolding has been removed from Selwyn’s new building – giving a chance to see it properly for the first time. On the corner of Grange Road and West Road, the building will house the Bartlam library and the Quarry Whitehouse auditorium; and it is expected to be handed over to the college by the contractors Barnes Construction in the early spring of 2021.