Emeritus Professor of African History , University of Stirling
Regius Professor of English Language and Literature , University of Glasgow
Former Deputy Principal , Queen Margaret University
Honorary Professor , Osmania University
Honorary Research Fellow , University of St Andrews
Professor of Language Evolution , University of Edinburgh
Formerly Professor of Scottish History , University of Glasgow
Former Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, Hunterian Museum , University of Glasgow
Former Professor of Middle Eastern History , City, University of London
Professor Emeritus of English Studies , University of Stirling
Forbes Professor Emeritus of English Language , University of Edinburgh
Chair of Global Security , University of Glasgow