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We are located on the ground floor of the International Building on the Egham campus.

Department of History
Royal Holloway
Egham Hill
Egham, Surrey
TW20 0EX

Alphabetical list of staff and their research interests

Campus Plan

Shahmima Akhtar

Lecturer in History

EDI Lead for Department of History



Humayun Ansari

Professor of the History of Islam and Cultural Diversity

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Akil N. Awan

Senior Lecturer in Modern History, Political Violence and Terrorism

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Kate Cooper

Professor of History


Catriona Cooper

Senior Fellow in History, Heritage and Media

Programme Director for the UoLW BA History


Selena Daly

Senior Lecturer in Modern European History

Coordinator of Integrated Foundation Year (Humanities Strand)


Charalambos Dendrinos

Senior Lecturer in Byzantine Literature and Greek Palaeography

Director of the Hellenic Institute

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Mike Dormer


Postgraduate programmes lead

Simone Gigliotti

Senior Lecturer in Holocaust Studies

Deputy Director, Holocaust Research Institute and Director of PGT Education, School of Humanities

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Jonathan Harris

Professor in Byzantine History
Director of Postgraduate Study (Research Degrees)

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Emily Manktelow

Senior Lecturer in Imperial & Global History


Nicola Phillips

Lecturer in 18th Century British History & Gender


Hannah Platts

Lecturer in Ancient History and Material culture


Robert Priest

Senior Lecturer in Modern European History

Undergraduate recruitment lead


David Natal Villazala

Lecturer in History


Anna Whitelock

Professor of the History of Monarchy

Head of Department, Deputy Head of School of Humanities, Director of the Centre for the Study for Modern Monarchy

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