Richard J. Evans

Sir Richard John Evans FBA FRSL FRHistS FLSW (born 29 September 1947) is a British historian of 19th- and 20th-century Europe with a focus on Germany. He is the author of eighteen books, including his three-volume The Third Reich Trilogy (2003–2008). Evans was Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge from 2008 until his retirement in 2014, and President of Cambridge's Wolfson College from 2010 to 2017. He has been Provost of Gresham College in London since 2014. Evans was appointed Knight Bachelor for services to scholarship in the 2012 Birthday Honours.[3][4]

Sir Richard J. Evans
Evans in his role as Provost of Gresham College in 2015
Born
Richard John Evans

(1947-09-29) 29 September 1947 (age 73)[1]
Woodford, London, England
NationalityBritish
AwardsKt · FBA · FRHistS · FRSL
Academic background
Alma materJesus College, Oxford (MA)
St Antony's College, Oxford (DPhil)
Hamburg University
Doctoral advisorTony Nicholls[2]
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of Stirling
University of East Anglia
Columbia University
Umeå University
Birkbeck College
University of Cambridge
Gresham College
Notable studentsNikolaus Wachsmann
Stefan Ihrig
Main interestsHistory of Germany
Historical method
Theory of history
Historiography
Notable worksThe Coming of the Third Reich
The Third Reich in Power
The Third Reich at War

(The Third Reich Trilogy)