John R Hume

John Hume taught economic and industrial history at Strathclyde University for twenty years, before moving to Historic Scotland in 1984 where he became Chief Inspector of Historic Buildings. He is the author of seven books on industrial archaeology/history of Scottish topics, several co-authored with Michael Moss, and one book on Scottish architecture. He is now retired (and doing a volume for the Buildings of Scotland series) and holds Honorary Professorships in the Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, is Honorary Fellow of RIAS, and Honorary Vice-President of the Association for Industrial Archaeology.