Lawrence Goldman, MA PhD, Camb, MA Oxf, FRHistS, University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History specialises in British and American History since 1750. Since October 2004 he has been the Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB), published by Oxford University Press. He works half-time as Editor of the ODNB and half-time for St Peter’s and the Modern History Faculty.
He is the author of Science, Reform and Politics in Victorian Britain: The Social Science Association 1857-1886 (CUP, 2002) and Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education Since 1850 (OUP, 1995). He edited the collection The Blind Victorian: Henry Fawcett and British Liberalism (CUP, 1989) and has published articles in journals including the English Historical Review, Past and Present, and The Historical Journal.