Dr Mark Williams
Education and Qualifications
B.A. (Hons.), Queen’s University, Canada
MPhil (Oxon., cum laude) 2008
DPhil (Oxon.) 2010
2012-2013 – Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of Leicester
2011-2012 – Irish Government Scholar in the History and Culture of Ireland, Hertford College, University of Oxford
My teaching is largely focused on early-modern Britain and Ireland, with particular interests on the wider cultural and religious contexts of Europe and the North Atlantic. I am happy to supervise research students with interests in these fields and transnationalism in the early-modern period more generally.
Awards and Prizes
2013 - Proxime accesit, The Alexander Essay Prize (Royal Historical Society) – Awarded for ‘Between King, Faith and Reason: Father Peter Talbot (SJ) and Catholic Royalist Thought in Exile, 1649-1660’, English Historical Review, 127 (528), pp. 1063-1099.
2010 – Oxford University Vice Chancellor’s Fund Award
2008 – Research Grant - British Association for Irish Studies (BAIS)