Andrew Lind

Doctor

  • Grainshore Road, Scott’s House

    KW15 1FL Kirkwall

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20162023

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Personal profile

Research Expertise

Dr Andrew Lind undertook his undergraduate, masters and PhD research at the University of Glasgow, before joining the University of the Highlands and Islands as a Lecturer in 2021. His thesis explored and examined the various manifestations of Scottish Royalism during the British Civil Wars (c.1638-1651). While the civil war period remains Andrew's primary research area, he is also interested in the political, religious and military history of Northern Europe more broadly. Andrew has disseminated his research widely in peer-reviewed journals and edited collections, including papers in the Journal of Northern Renaissance, Chris Langley’s (ed) The National Covenant in Scotland, 1638-1689 (Woodbridge, 2020) and Matthew Ward and Matthew Heffernan’s (eds) Loyalty to the Monarchs of Late Medieval and Early Modern Britain, c.1400-1688 (Basingstoke, 2020). In addition to his academic outputs, Andrew has contributed to a number of knowledge exchange and public impact projects, including work with the SQA, as well as television appearances on BBC Scotland’s ‘Blood of the Clans’ (2020) and Sky History’s ‘River Hunters’ (2020).

Research Interests

A historian of early modern Europe, Andrew is a specialist on the British Civil Wars (c.1638-1654) and has research interests in the broader political, religious and military history of early modern Britain, Ireland and Northern Europe. He has particular interests in the political and military culture of Northern Europe, and the changing relationship between the Highlands and Islands and the developing Scottish state during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Teaching Expertise

MLitt Modules

  • Discovering the Past: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research Methods
  • INS MLitt Dissertation Module
  • Scotland's Story I: Mesolithic to Medieval [w/ Dr Oisin Plumb]
  • Scotland’s Story II: Medieval to the Modern Era
  • Visualising the Vikings: Vikings in Popular Culture
  • Research Degree Supervision

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