12 Feb Ballot Results

We've elected 10 new Fellows:

  • Mark Lake, MA, PhD. Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, University College London (specialises in quantitative and computational methods for studying the past, especially computer simulation and GIS, on which he has produced major publications).
  • Kristian Kaminski, BA, MA. Deputy Manager, Design & Conservation, London Borough of Islington (has 4,500 listed buildings and numerous conservation areas in his care; has published many articles on conservation).
  • Valerie Johnson, MA, PhD. Head of Research, National Archives, Kew (responsible for research strategy, policy and co-ordination; has worked as archivist and historian in the academic, corporate and public sectors).
  • Diana Dethloff, BA. Academic Administrator, Dept of History of Art, University College London (has lectured on late 16th and 17th-century British painting; expert on the paintings and drawings of Peter Lely).
  • Susan Sloman, DipAD, MA, PhD. Art historian, curator and writer (expert on 18th and early 19th-century British drawing, printmaking, portraits and artists; has published extensively, particularly on Thomas Gainsborough).
  • Ian Mortimer, BA, MA, PhD, DLitt. Independent scholar (has worked for a number of historical research organisations; well known for his Time Traveller’s Guides to Medieval and Elizabethan England; member of Lord Chancellor’s Forum on Historical Manuscripts).
  • D’Maris Coffman, BSc, MA, PhD. Senior Lecturer in Economics, University College London (Director, Centre for Financial History, Newnham College, Cambridge; has published major work on British government and finance in the 17th-19th centuries ).
  • Alison Bonner, BA, MPhil, PhD. Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Medieval & Modern Languages, University of Oxford (her interests focus on British history from the 5th century to the Conquest, especially the theologian Pelagius).
  • John Considine, MA, DPhil. Lecturer, Dept of English, University of Alberta (historian of learned texts, especially lexicography, on which he has published two major books; consultant to the Oxford English Dictionary).
  • Louise Jane Rayner, BA, MSc. Assistant Director, Archaeology South-East (has made a major contribution to the study of Roman and prehistoric pottery in London and SE, and to the teaching of pottery studies).