Northern Centre for the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities

Susan-Mary Grant

Professor of American History
School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University

Email: susan.grant@ncl.ac.uk
Web: www.ncl.ac.uk/historical/staff/profile/susan.grant

Profile

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deputy Head of School (2010-)
  • Member History Sub-Panel (REF2013) 
  • Degree Programe Director, History (2004/05 and 2006-)
  • Third Strand (Business Development) Co-ordinator (2004/05)
  • RAE sub-panel History (N62) for 2008 RAE.
  • Editor, American Nineteenth Century History (2005-2010)
  • Member, Advisory Council for the Lincoln Prize, Gettysburg College (2004-)
  • Editorial Board, Nations and Nationalism (1999-)
  • Academic Advisor, M.Res., Brunel University
  • Member, Institute of United States Studies Advisory Council (1998-2004)
  • Secretary to the British American Nineteenth Century Historians’ association (1992-2001)
  • Treasurer to the above (1992-1994)
  • International Membership Convenor, Organization of American Historians (1995-1999)
  • Advisor, Institute of United State Studies RAE and TQA reviews (1998-2002)
  • Editor, The British-American (1988-1992)

Qualifications

PhD London

Previous Positions

2002- University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Reader in American History
1996- University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Grade B Lecturer
1992- University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Grade A Lecturer
1990-91 University of Essex: temporary, part-time lecturer
1989-90 University of Kent: temporary, part-time contract lecturer
University of Middlesex: temporary contract lecturer
1987-88 Research Assistant for Professor Seymour Drescher, University of Pittsburgh

Memberships

• Co-founder/Steering Committee for ARENA (Association for Research into Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Americas), housed at the Walker Institute, University of South Carolina (www.cas.sc.edu/arena/).
• Organization of American Historians (Committee 1995-2000)
• British American Nineteenth-Century Historians (Co-Founder & Secretary 1993-1999; Committee 1999-2003; Honorary Life Member 2003-)*
• Southern Historical Association
• British Association for American Studies (since 1986)
• Scottish Association for the Study of America (Treasurer 1999-2001)
• British Commission for Military History
• Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism

• *In 1993 I co-founded the British American Nineteenth-Century Historians’ association (BrANCH: www.br-anch.org/). In 2000 the association brought out a new journal, American Nineteenth Century History (www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14664658.asp).

Honours and Awards

• Massachusetts Historical Society (1989/90)
• Gilder-Lehrman Research Fellowship, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (1999/2000)
• Research Fellow, Institute of United States Studies (1998-2004)

Publications

 

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