Elected: 2012
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Professor Robert Houston
Emeritus Professor of Modern History, University of St Andrews, University of St Andrews
Born and raised in Scotland, Rab worked at St Andrews for nearly 40 years. Now he devotes his time to servicing academia and bringing the products of academic history to the general public. This includes working in the tourist industry, most notably as an ‘Expert’ lecturer for Smithsonian Journeys. A fuller bio can be found at https://www.smithsonianjourneys.org/experts/rab-houston/