Professor Alexandra Walsham

Vice President and Chair of General Purposes Committee

Alexandra Walsham is Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College. Her research focuses on the religious and cultural history of early modern Britain and she has published widely in this field. Her most recent book, The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland (Oxford UP, 2011), was joint winner of the Wolfson History Prize. Current projects explore the memory of the Reformation and the link between religious and generational change in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. She is also co-editor of Past and Present and a Fellow of the British Academy.