Committee on the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professorship in American History

Established: 1939.

Purpose: To assist the Electors of Oxford in their selection of the Harmsworth Professor.

Membership: 5 members. The committee consists of the president, president-elect, and the three most recently returned Harmsworth Professors.

Assignment to Division: None. Reports on its work to the Council.


  • Jan E. Goldstein, Univ. of Chicago, Chair

  • Gary Gerstle, Vanderbilt Univ.

  • Philip D. Morgan, Johns Hopkins Univ.

  • Vicki Ruiz, Univ. of California, Irvine

  • Ian R. Tyrrell, Univ. of New South Wales