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Post-UCL careers

The researchers who train here at UCL go on to careers in institutions around the world.

Here's what some of our recent postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers have been doing since they left:

  • Dr Emily Corran's PhD was on lying and perjury in medieval practical thought. She went on to take up a Junior Research Fellowship at St John's College, Oxford University.
  • Dr Katherine Cross wrote a PhD thesis on ethnicity in Viking Age England and Normandy before taking up a JRF at Wolfson College, Oxford, and a position as postdoctoral researcher on the British Museum's Empires of Faith project, exploring the development of religious imagery across the Late Antique world.
  • Dr Misha Ewen completed her PhD in 2017 and is now a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Political Economies of International Commerce at the University of Kent.
  • Dr Antonia Fitzpatrick completed a PhD at UCL on individuality and identity in medieval philosophy, before taking up first a JRF at St John's College, Oxford University, and then a Departmental Lectureship at the Oxford University History department.
  • Dr Zubin Mistry completed his PhD at UCL in 2012, spent further years in the department as a teaching fellow, and moved on to a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at Queen Mary, University of London in 2014. He is now a Lecturer in Early Medieval European History at the University of Edinburgh.
  • Dr Suresh Muthukumaran completed his PhD at UCL in 2016 and is now on a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Humanities (History) at the National University of Singapore.
  • Dr Andrew Smith, who worked as a teaching fellow at UCL for four years, left the department to take up a post as a Senior Lecturer in Contemporary History and Politics at the University of Chichester.
  • Dr Kate Smith, the postdoctoral fellow on the Leverhulme-funded project, The East India Company at Home, completed that contract and joined the University of Birmingham as a Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century History.
  • Dr Carl Walsh, who completed his PhD at UCL before working as a teaching fellow in the department, took up a postdoctoral fellowship at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University, for 2017-18.
  • Dr Patrick Walsh, who has been both a research associate and teaching fellow at UCL History, took up a lectureship at Trinity College Dublin in January 2018.
  • Dr Benedict Wiedemann, who completed a PhD on 'Papal Overlordship and protectio of the King, c.1000-1300' in 2017, has just been elected to a Junior Research Fellowship at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.