Reform and Its Complexities in Modern Britain
Essays Inspired by Sir Brian Harrison
Edited by Bruce Kinzer, Molly Baer Kramer, and Richard Trainor
Edited by Bruce Kinzer, Emeritus Professor of History, Kenyon College, Molly Baer Kramer, Staff member and adjunct instructor, Portland State University, and Richard Trainor, Rector, Exeter College, University of Oxford
Bruce Kinzer is emeritus professor of history at Kenyon College. Most of his scholarship has focused on J.S. Mill. He is the author of J.S. Mill Revisited: Biographical and Political Explorations (2007), Englands Disgrace? J.S. Mill and the Irish Question (2001), and co-author, with Ann P. Robson and John M. Robson, of A Moralist In and Out of Parliament: John Stuart Mill at Westminster, 1865—1868 (1992). He joined John M. Robson in co-editing Mills Public and Parliamentary Speeches, volumes 289 of Mills Collected Works (1988). He also wrote The Ballot Question in Nineteenth-Century English Politics (1982).
Molly Baer Kramer is an independent scholar and works at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. She was a Rhodes Scholar and completed her DPhil A More Humane Society: Animal Welfare and Human Nature in England, 1950—1976 at Wadham College, Oxford, with Brian Harrison as supervisor. She is writing a comparative history of the British and American animal protection movements after the Second World War.
Richard Trainor, Rector of Exeter College, Oxford since 2014, and a Pro Vice Chancellor since 2016, chaired Oxfords Conference of Colleges 2017—19. He was Principal of Kings College London 2004—14, and President of Universities UK 2007—9. Educated at Brown, Princeton, and Oxford (where his DPhil thesis was supervised by Brian Harrison), he held appointments at Glasgow (professor of social history, dean and vice principal) and Greenwich (vice chancellor) Universities. He was President of the Economic History Society 2013—16 and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. His published work has focused on the social history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Britain, especially the urban middle class, its elites, and their involvement in universities.
Sir David Cannadine, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Martin Ceadel, New College, University of Oxford
Lawrence Goldman, St Peter's College, University of Oxford
Joanna Innes, emerita, Somerville College, University of Oxford
Alvin Jackson, University of Edinburgh
Bruce L. Kinzer, emeritus, Kenyon College, Ohio
Molly Baer Kramer, Portland State University
Alex May, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Ross McKibbin, emeritus, St John's College, University of Oxford
Duncan Sutherland, PhD, University of Cambridge
Sir Keith Thomas, emeritus, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford
Sir Richard Trainor, Exeter College, University of Oxford