Prof Simon C Smith has lectured in international history since his appointment to the University of Hull in 1997. He was promoted to Professor in 2008.
He was awarded a first class degree in history at the Royal Holloway, University of London, in 1989, winning prizes for the best degree in both his school and faculty.
Having been granted a British Academy Major Studentship, Prof Smith stayed on at Royal Holloway to read for a PhD.
In 1992-3, he was a Scouloudi Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, and he became a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 1994.
Conference organiser for ‘Reassessing Suez Fifty Years On', Maritime Historical Studies Centre, University of Hull, 25-26 July 2006
Teaching and Learning
Themes in the modern world: from peasant to consumer, from subjects to citizens (first year)
Imperialism, Nationalism, and Decolonization: Britain in South-East Asia, 1850-1950 (second year)
Britain, the United States and the Middle East, 1945-73 (third year special subject)
History Dissertations (third year)
Practising Modern History (MA option)
Research Project Management (MA option)