Neil Mackie

Neil Mackie

Mr Neil Mackie

Teaching Fellow in History and American Studies

Born Elgin, Moray; a toddler in Ghana, childhood in Northamptonshire, adolescent in Northern Ireland, and for the last 40 years living in London. In London I joined LT, after 13 years as a bus conductor I went to the Polytechnic of North London for a BA Hons History, then on to the Institute of US Studies (Institute of Historical Research) for an MA Area Studies (US Studies). As well as Richmond I have taught for London Metropolitan University, the Open University and Kingston University. I’m a member of the following societies.

The Association for the Study of Persianate Societies.
Ghana Studies Association
The Sudan Archaeological Society
British Association for American Studies
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
Groam House Museum: Centre for Pictish and Celtic Art

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I teach on:
American Studies

Some of the courses I teach:
HST 6400 – Island To Empire:Brit History Since 1800
HST 5200 – Roman & Medieval Europe
HST 5410 – Comparative Monarchies
HST 3100 – World Cultural History I
HST 4100 – When Worlds Collide: Race Empire US 1776

Research Clusters:
The Study of the State, Power and Globalisation

Research Interest & Expertise:
Diasporic cultures throughout history
Early Medieval Insular culture, particularly the Picts
Popular cultures of the Atlantic world from the early modern period to today
Late Antiquity