Murray PittockMurray G. H. Pittock FRSE (born 5 January 1962) is a British cultural historian, Bradley Professor of Literature at the University of Glasgow and Pro Vice Principal at the University, where he was previously Vice Principal, Head of the College of Arts and Dean from 2009 to 2015. He is currently engaged in leading on the Kelvin Hall development (kelvinhall.org.uk), the first phase of which was opened by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on 11 November 2016 and with other major projects on learning and teaching space and Glasgow's unique early career development programme.
Previously he was Professor of Scottish and Romantic Literature and Deputy Head of Arts at the University of Manchester, becoming the first ever professor of Scottish Literature at an English university. He has also held visiting appointments at universities worldwide in Celtic Studies, English, History, Languages and Equality and Diversity including: New York University (2015), Notre Dame (2014), Charles University, Prague (2010); Trinity College, Dublin (2008); Auburn (2006) the University of Wales in advanced Welsh and Celtic studies (2002) and Yale (1998, 2000–01). Provided by Wikipedia
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