Our experts

Liverpool historians are leading experts in the field and publish numerous books and journal articles. Find out more on this page about our experts, and find a supervisor or mentor based on your research interests.

To find out about individual publications, please see our staff profiles.

They regularly peer review for academic journals, publishers, and funding councils, including the AHRC, American Council of Learned Societies, British Academy, ESRC, Leverhulme Trust and Wellcome Trust, as well as research councils in Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Kazakhstan and Spain.

Many also sit on journal editorial boards, or edit journals, including The Anthropocene Review (Georgina Endfield) and Journal of Southern African Studies (Diana Jeater), and edit book series, including the Brill Series on the Early Middle Ages (Bonnie Effros), Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Cultures and Societies (Elaine Chalus), Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge (Harald Braun) and Liverpool University Press’ Eighteenth-Century Worlds (Mark Towsey). In addition, they have held fellowships at Harvard University, University of Aarhus, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, and Huntington Library, amongst others.

All are members of learned societies, and often play a leading role in running them, including the Association of Commonwealth Archivists and Records Managers British Association for Chinese Studies, Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, and Society for Renaissance Studies.

Many Liverpool historians are elected fellows of the Royal Historical Society (RHS), while our Head of Department, Elaine Chalus, sits on its Council. We have previously been proud to take part in the RHS Postgraduate Speaker Series.

Find a supervisor or mentor

If you're thinking of applying for a PhD, please get in touch with one of our experts to discuss your research plans and proposal before you submit an application.

If you're thinking of applying for a British Academy, Leverhulme Trust or other postdoctoral fellowship, please also get in touch with one of our experts to discuss your research plans and proposal. Please also see the postdocs and fellows page.

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