Scientia Professor Ian Tyrrell appointed as Harmsworth Professor of American History

8 Jul 2008

Oxford University, for the 2010-2011 academic year

Scientia Professor Ian Tyrrell of the School of History & Philosophy, has been appointed as the Harmsworth Professor of American History, at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Professor Tyrrell has pioneered the use of transnational history in relation to the history of the United States. Among his books are two dealing with aspects of transnational history: True Gardens of the Gods: Californian-Australian Environmental Reform, 1860-1930 (University of California Press, 1999) and Transnational Nation: United States History in Global Perspective since 1789 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).