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Margo Todd

Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History

Margo Todd

Margo Todd is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History, specializing in early modern English and Scottish history and in the culture of Reformed (Calvinist) protestantism in Britain and early America. Her books include Christian Humanism and the Puritan Social Order, Reformation to Revolution: Politics and Religion in Early Modern England, The Culture of Protestantism in Early Modern Scotland (winner of the Longman-History Today Prize and the Scottish History Book of the Year Award), and most recently an edition of the Kirk Session Books of Perth, 1577-1590. She has held fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies, among others, and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Professor Todd is presently at work on a history of the royal burgh of Perth in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. She teaches a range of undergraduate courses, from medieval and early modern British history to an interdisciplinary seminar on utopian thought from Plato through the twentieth century, in addition to graduate seminars in early modern cultural, urban, and religious history.

Courses Taught (As Schedule Allows)

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The Perth Kirk Session Books, 1577-1590 The Culture of Protestantism in Early Modern Scotland Reformation to Revolution: Politics and Religion in Early Modern England Christian Humanism and the Puritan Social Order