Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Professor of British and Commonwealth History, School of Advanced Study

Philip Murphy is Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies; Professor of British and Commonwealth History; and Joint editor of the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.

His research interests include Twentieth-century British and Commonwealth history, including aspects of post-war British decolonization particularly in Africa, and post-war African politics.

He has a forthcoming book about the British Monarchy and the Post-War Commonwealth, published by Oxford University Press.

Experience

  • –present
    Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Professor of British and Commonwealth History, School of Advanced Studies