Sir David Cannadine is Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University and an honorary fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

From 1975-1977, Cannadine was a junior research fellow at St John's College, Cambridge. In 1977, he was appointed university lecturer and fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. From 1992-1998, Cannadine was Moore Collegiate Professor of History at Columbia University.

In 1998, he became director of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London and in 2003 he was selected as the Queen Mother Professorship of British History there. In 2005, he was awarded an honorary fellowship at Christ's College and was named chair of the National Portrait Gallery.

Cannadine's books include The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences, The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy, and Ornamentalism. In addition, he is the editor or co-editor of 13 books.

Last Updated: June 22, 2017