Professor Angus Hawkins | University of Oxford

Professor Angus Hawkins

Professor of History; Director of Public and International Programmes at the Department for Continuing Education; Fellow of Keble College


Professor Hawkins's research examines aspects of modern British politics, particularly the Victorian party system and constitutional change during that period. His publications have discussed the function of political parties, ideas of representation and voting behaviour. He is the author of a two-volume biography of the longest-serving Conservative party leader and three times British Prime Minister, the 14th Earl of Derby.


  • Victorian politics
  • Constitutional change
  • Political parties
  • Political coalitions
  • Lord Derby, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the longest serving leader of the Conservative Party

Media experience

Professor Hawkins has experience of working with the media.