PhDs Awarded

2017

Morvern French, Flemish Material Culture in Medieval Scotland
Supervisor: Katie Stevenson

Amy Eberlin, Trade and Diplomacy Between Scotland and Flanders, 1320 – 1513
Supervisor: Katie Stevenson

Sean Murphy, Broadly speaking : Scots language and British imperialism
Supervisor: Colin Kidd


2016

Darren Scott Layne, Spines of the thistle : the popular constituency of the Jacobite Rising in 1745-6
Supervisor: Steve Murdoch


2015

Claire Hawes, Community and public authority in later fifteenth-century Scotland
Supervisor: Michael Brown

Elizabeth H Hanna, Arthur and the Scots : narratives, nations, and sovereignty in the later Middle Ages / Elizabeth H. Hanna.
Supervisors: Katie Stevenson and Rhiannon Purdie

Neil McGuigan, Neither Scotland nor England : Middle Britain, c.850-1150
Supervisor: Alex Woolf


2014
Cynthia Ann Fry,  Diplomacy & deception : King James VI of Scotland’s foreign relations with Europe (c. 1584-1603)
Supervisor: Steve Murdoch

Malcolm Petrie, Identities of Class, Locations of Radicalism : Popular Politics in Inter-War Scotland
Supervisor: Bill Knox

Elisabeth Smith, To Walk Upon the Grass : the Impact of the University of St Andrews’ Lady Literate in Arts, 1877-1892
Supervisor: David Allan

Claire McLoughlin, Scottish Commercial Contacts with the Iberian World, 1581-1730
Supervised by: Steve Murdoch

Martyna Mirecka, “Monarchy as it shoul be”? : British Perceptions of Poland-Lithuania in the Long Seventeenth Century
Supervisor: Roger Mason


2013

Bess Rhodes, The Reformation in the Burgh of St Andrews: Property, Piety, and Power
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Andy Drinnon, The Apocalyptic Tradition in Seventeenth-Century Scotland
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Elizabeth Tapscott, Propaganda and Persuasion in the Early Scottish Reformation, c.1527-1557
Supervisor: Roger Mason


2012

Adam Marks, England, The English and the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648)
Supervisor: Steve Murdoch


2011
Isla Woodman, Education and Episcopacy: The Universities of Scotland in the Fifteenth Century Supervisor: Roger Mason


2010
Siobhan Talbott, An Alliance Ended? Franco-Scottish Commercial Relations, 1560-1707
Supervisor: Steve Murdoch


2009
Steven Reid, Andrew Melville and the Universities of Scotland
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Kathrin Zickermann, Scots in Northern Germany and the “British” community in Hamburg, c.1603-1720
Supervisor: Steve Murdoch


2008
Elizabeth Black, Older People in Scotland: the Family, Work and Retirement, and the Welfare State From 1845-1999
Supervisor: Bill Knox

John McCallum, The Post-Reformation Church in Fife, 1560-c.1640
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Claire Webb, The ‘Gude Regent’? A Diplomatic Perspective upon the Earl of Moray, Mary, Queen of Scots and the Scottish Regency 1567-1570
Supervisor: Roger Mason


2007
Mark Coleman Wallace, Scottish Freemasonry, 1725-1810
Supervisor: David Allan

Mark Towsey, Reading the Scottish Enlightenment: Libraries, Readers and Intellectual Culture in Provincial Scotland, c.1750-c.1820
Supervisor: David Allan


2006
Janet V. Deatherage, The Impact of the Union of 1707 on Early Eighteenth-Century Fife Electoral Politics, 1707-1747
Supervisor: David Allan

Chris Brown, We are Command of Gentilmen: Service and Support among the Lesser Nobility of Lothian during the Wars of Independence, 1296-1341
Supervisors: Roger Mason and Norman Reid


2005
Melissa Pollock, Franco-Scottish Politics: Crown and Nobility, 1160-1296
Supervisor: Michael Brown


2003
E. Calvin Beisner, His Majesty’s Advocate : Sir James Stewart of Goodtrees (1635-1713) and Covenanter Resistance Theory under the Restoration Monarchy
Supervisor: Roger Mason


2002
Margaret J. Beckett, The Political Works of John Lesley, Bishop of Ross (1527-96)
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Gillian H. MacIntosh, The Scottish Parliament in the Restoration Era, 1660-1681
Supervisor: Keith Brown

Esther Mijers, Scotland and the United Provinces, c.1680-1730: A Study in Intellectual and Educational Relations
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Alison G. Muir, The Covenanters in Fife, c.1610-1689: Religious Dissent in the Local Community
Supervisor: Keith Brown

Derek John Patrick, People and Parliament in Scotland, 1689-1702
Supervisor: Keith Brown

Alison A. B. McQueen, The Origins and Development of the Scottish Parliament, 1249-1329
Supervisor: Michael Brown


1999
Michael A. Penman, The Kingship of David II Supervisor: Dr Norman Macdougall
Pamela E. Ritchie, Dynasticism and Diplomacy: The Political Career of Marie de Guise in Scotland, 1548-1560
Supervisor: Roger Mason

Roland J. Tanner, The Political Role of the Three Estates in Parliament and General Council in Scotland, 1424-1488
Supervisor: Norman Macdougall


1998
Stephanie Malone Thorson, Adam Abell’s ‘The Roit or Quheill of Tyme’: An Edition
Supervisor: Norman Macdougall