Emeritus Professor<br />
Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor
Contact Details:
Email: hapi@uq.edu.au
BA (Hons I), University of Queensland, History and University Medal
PhD, London School of Economics
DPhil, University of Queensland
Appointed to Personal Chair in History, March 1990
Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, 1992 (elected life member Clare Hall, 1993)
Current research projects:
Secularization in twentieth century Britain, history of evolutionary thought.
Research interests:
Professor Crook is a specialist on Social Darwinism and nineteenth-century British intellectual history. He has published widely in related fields such as trans-Atlantic political history, diplomacy in the American Civil War, eugenics and the Darwinian revolution.
Please see the following link for a list of Professor Crook's publications.
Please see the following link for Professor Crook's blog.
Paul Crook completed his BA at the University of Queensland before completing his doctoral studies in 1961 with Bernard Crick at the LSE. His thesis, American Democracy in English Politics, 1815-1850 was published by Clarendon Press in 1965. He taught history at the University of Queensland from 1962 until his retirement from fulltime teaching in 1998. Since that time he has remained active in research and writing, most recently publishing a biography of the controversial Egyptologist Grafton Elliot Smith. He continues to serve as review editor, Australian Journal of Politics and History.

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