Professor Marjory Harper

Professor Marjory Harper

Chair in History

Professor Marjory Harper
Professor Marjory Harper

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
Crombie Annexe
Meston Walk
King's College
University of Aberdeen
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
Room 211


Research Interests

Professor Harper's research is primarily in the area of Scottish emigration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly to Canada.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • HI 1012 Scotland's New Horizons, c.1690-1820
  • HI 1511 Scotland and the Modern Age: The 1820s to the Present
  • HI 3035/3535 The Highlands and Islands, 1850-1950
  • HI 3031/3531 Emigrants and Immigrants
  • HI 4015 Special Subject I: The Scot in Canada
  • HI 5011 The Scottish and Irish Diaspora
Further Info

Recent Articles

  • David Ditchburn and Marjory Harper, "Aberdeen and the Outside World" in Aberdeen before 1800: A New History (2002), pp.377-407
  • "Abraham and Isaac Ride the Range: British Images of the American West" in Journal of the West, vol. 40, no. 1, Winter 2001, pp 8-15.