School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Professor Glenn Burgess


Professor Burgess

Deputy Vice Chancellor
Professor of Early Modern History

Janet Hoyle (PA)
Phone: +44 (0)1482 465447
Email: j.s.hoyle@hull.ac.uk


Professor BURGESS was born in New Zealand, and educated there (Victoria University of Wellington), as well as at the University of Cambridge, where he completed a PhD in 1988. He returned to New Zealand to teach at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch from 1988 to 1994, when he joined the History Department at Hull. His research and teaching interests lie in the history of Tudor and Stuart England, the history of political thought, and philosophy and theory of history. Professor Burgess is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and currently sits on the Society's Council.

Selected Publications

His major publications include The Politics of the Ancient Constitution: An Introduction to English Political Thought 1603-1642 (1992); Absolute Monarchy and the Stuart Constitution (1996); British Political Thought 1500-1660: The Politics of the Post-Reformation (2009); and, as editor, The New British History: Founding a Modern State 1603-1715 (1999); English Radicalism, 1550-1850 (2007), and European Political Thought 1450-1700 (2007).


Deputy Vice Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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