Robert D. Anderson

Robert Anderson taught history at the University of Edinburgh from 1969 to 2007. He has written extensively on the history of education in Scotland, Britain and Europe. His most recent books are Education and the Scottish People 1750-1918 (1995), European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914 (2004), and British Universities Past and Present (2006). Current interests include the history of history as a university subject, and the relation between education and modern nationalism. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.