Prof Stuart Jones

Professor of Intellectual History

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I'm an historian specializing in the history of political thought, the history of universities, and the history of the humanities and social sciences. I was educated at St Catherine's College, Oxford (1st Class in Modern History, 1983) and at Nuffield College, Oxford (D.Phil 1988). I was a Research Fellow of Nuffield College (1986-88) and Lecturer at New College, Oxford (1988-90), before appointment at Manchester in 1990. I was Head of History 2000-3, and Director of Postgraduate Education for the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures from 2006-8 and 2011-12. I was promoted to a personal professorship in 2008.

I currently serve as Director of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership, which manages AHRC doctoral funding and training across seven universities and HEIs across the region.

I also chair the University's Research Group on University History, which promotes research in the history of universities. We held our inaugural symposium, The University reimagined: past and present, in September 2015 and are planning our second for September 2017. We also have a blog promoting university history,

I have held a number of research grants (AHRC, British Academy, Leverhulme) and visiting appointments, including a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford, which is highly to be recommended, especially for its afternoon tea.

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I am often to be found on Twitter: @stuartjones22

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