School of History


Historians at Queen Mary, University of London, are fellows of distinguished academic organisations, guest speakers at popular seminars, members of editorial boards and have won prestigious national and international prizes.

Academic organisations and associations

AHRC Peer Review College(link is external)

  • Miri Rubin, Member

Academy of Medical Sciences(link is external):

  • Tilli Tansey OBE, Fellow

American Academy of Arts and Sciences(link is external):

British Academy(link is external)

British Society for the History of Science(link is external)

London Medieval Society(link is external)

  • Miri Rubin, President (2007-12)

Medieval Academy of America(link is external):

  • Miri Rubin, Member

Royal College of Physicians(link is external)

  • Tilli Tansey OBE, Honorary Fellow

Royal Historical Society(link is external)

  • Colin Jones CBE, Chair (2008-12), now Honorary Vice-President

Editorial positions

As active researchers, Queen Mary’s historians are prominent editors of book series and scholarly journals, as well as serving on many editorial boards.

NameEditorial Board
Richard Bourke   Cambridge University Press, Ideas in Context
Colin Jones CBE   Cambridge University Press, Social and Cultural Histories
Quentin Skinner Cambridge University Press, Texts in the History of Political Thought
Kate Lowe Harvard University Press, I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History
Julian Jackson   Palgrave, Studies in European History
James Ellison Taylor and Francis, Cold War History
Rhodri Hayward   Sage, History of the Human Sciences
Thomas Dixon Taylor and Francis, Journal of Victorian Culture
Helen McCarthy   Oxford Journals, Twentieth Century British History
Gareth Steadman Jones Oxford Journals, History Workshop Journal
Barbara Taylor Oxford Journals, History Workshop Journal
Tilli Tansey OBE The Royal Society, The Royal Society Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society

Find out more about our academic staff.