Consultant, Adam Drawings Project , National Library of Scotland
Professor of Scottish History , University of Glasgow
Honorary Research Associate , University of the Highlands and Islands
Vice-President , University of Edinburgh
, Historic Environment Scotland
Chairman , National Library of Scotland
Chair in English Studies , University of Strathclyde
Emeritus Professor of History , University of Stirling
Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History , University of St Andrews
(Deceased) Emeritus James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History , Harvard University
Emeritus Professor of Linguistics , University of Edinburgh
Professor of Literature and Poet , University of Ghana