Department of History
Dr. Thomas R. Knox
Dr. Thomas Knox, Emeritus Professor (Ph.D., Yale University, 1969). Dr. Knox's research and teaching interests include eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England, early modern Europe, and local history. His work, funded in part by grants from the American Philosophical Society, has appeared in such scholarly journals as Albion, Past & Present, and The Durham University Journal. His most recent article is "'Peace for Ages to Come': The Newcastle Elections of 1780 and 1784" (Durham University Journal); he is a contributor to the Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004). He continues to work on popular politics, reform, and radicalism in eighteenth-century England.