Michael Hopcroft

PhD Student
Michael Hopcroft graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MSc in Social History (2011) and BSc (Hons) in Computing Science (2004). He is currently studying for a PhD exploring northern Scotland's links to the slave based economies of the caribbean during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Research Project Title

The trans-atlantic slave trade and the socio-economic development of northern Scotland (1750-1850)

Supervisor:

Dr S Karly Kehoe

Department & Subject Group:

History and Politics, Glasgow School for Business and Society

Specialisms & Interests

  • Modern Scottish History (1707-1914)
  • Modern Highland History (Social, economic, political)
  • The history of landed estates
  • Imperial history and the Scottish atlantic world