Margo Todd

Margo Todd

Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History Emerita

Early modern Britain, Religion and Culture, Urban History

College Hall 308C

Margo Todd is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History Emerita, 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 OrderReformation to Revolution: Politics and Religion in Early Modern EnglandThe 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, the Huntington Library, and the American Council of Learned Societies, among others, and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.  

Professor Todd is at work on a history of the royal burgh of Perth in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and has a new project on puritans in Britain and on the continent in the Elizabethan and early Jacobean period.  She has taught 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.  She will continue to offer the Utopia seminar in spring terms.  

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