Bernard Porter

Bernard Porter is Emeritus Professor of Modern History, University of Newcastle, UK. One of the most important and controversial historians of the British Imperial period, his works include The Absent-Minded Imperialists (2006), winner of the AHA Maurice Forkosch Prize. He has taught at the Universities of Hull, Rochester (NY State), Yale and Sydney, and held Research Fellowships at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and the Australian National University and is currently a visiting professor...See more