Mark Knights


Professor Mark Knights (History): research interests include the political culture of early modern Britain c.1550 - c.1850, with particular interests in the integration of political and social history, the nature of public discourse, the role of print, and the interaction of politics, literature and ideas.

Sheilagh Holmes

Centre Coordinator

Ms Sheilagh Holmes (History): responsible for the day-to-day operations of the centre, including financial administration and assisting in the organisation of events, conferences, seminars and other meetings.
Imogen Peck

Teaching Fellow

Dr Imogen Peck (History): teaches the History of Social and Political Ideas 1650-1850
Module Convenor for 'HI174 The Enlightenment'
Module Convenor for 'HI2A5 Individual, Polis and Society: Philosophical Reflections in History'

Naomi Pullin

Assistant Professor and Research Fellow

Dr Naomi Pullin (History): research interests include religious and gender history in the early modern British Atlantic, with particular interests in the early Quaker community; the roles of women in Protestant dissent; and sociability, friendship and enmity in the 17th and 18th centuries. Leverhulme Early Career Fellow for the project 'Female Foes: Conflict, Dispute and Identity in the Early Modern British Atlantic'.

 Callie Wilkinson

Research Fellow

Dr Callie Wilkinson (History): Leverhulme Early Career Fellow for the project 'Scandals, state secrets, and the dissemination of information about the East India Company'.

Associates of the Centre