Elected: 2016
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Professor David William Bebbington FRSE

Emeritus Professor of History, University of Stirling.

Professor David Bebbington is a modern historian with special interests in the history of religion, especially Evangelical Protestantism, and William Ewart Gladstone – four times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He has authored, edited or co-edited almost 20 books, including Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s (1989) and The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer and Politics (2004). David has taught and lectured extensively in the United States, Australia and elsewhere and would like to foster international scholarly exchanges.