Dr Timothy Peacock

  • Lecturer (LTS) in Modern History (History)

Research interests

  • History of Technology (including sociopolitical and military effects of new technology)
  • Nuclear History (including Nuclear Weapons Testing and Nuclear Diplomacy)
  • Space Security and Spaceflight History
  • Modern American and British - Military and Political History
  • Minority Government and Coalition
  • Early Modern Intelligence Gathering

Publications

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2018

Peacock, T. N. (2018) Cromwells "spymaster"? John Thurloe and rethinking early modern intelligence. Seventeenth Century, (doi:10.1080/0268117X.2018.1524786) (Early Online Publication)

Peacock, T. N. (2018) The British Tradition of Minority Government. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9781526123268

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Number of items: 2.

Articles

Peacock, T. N. (2018) Cromwells "spymaster"? John Thurloe and rethinking early modern intelligence. Seventeenth Century, (doi:10.1080/0268117X.2018.1524786) (Early Online Publication)

Books

Peacock, T. N. (2018) The British Tradition of Minority Government. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9781526123268

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Grants

  • British Library Eccles Centre Visiting Fellowship, 2019-21

 

  • Cross-College Themes Funding - Games and Gaming Symposium, 2019
  • Learning and Teaching Development Fund Grant - Glasgow Wargaming Initiative, (Co-Applicant) 2019-20

Supervision

I am very happy to supervise on topics in American and British, Political, Military, Technological and Sociocultural History in the Modern Era. I have also supervised topics on different areas of Early Modern History, with one interest being Cromwellian intelligence gathering.

 

My current broad areas of interest include:

 

•Nuclear technology (civil and military) – including nuclear colonialism, weapons testing, popular culture/filmic representations, and memorialisation
 
•History of Space and Spaceflight
 
•Political, military and sociocultural impacts of conflict
 
•Strategy (political, military or otherwise), elections, political coverage, minority government and coalitions
 

Previous Dissertation Supervision

I have previously supervised on a wide range of dissertation subjects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate Masters level, including:

  • Reflections of a People’s General: Frederick C. Weyand and America’s Defeat in Vietnam 
  • Interwar Air Control and the formation of Royal Air Force Doctrine
  • Manned Orbiting Laboratory: America's Manned Military Spy Program in Space
  • Media perceptions of the Postwar Occupation of Japan
  • Comparative media coverage of Britain's Referenda on the European Union (1975 and 2016)

Teaching

Awards

2018 - University Teaching Excellence Award - University of Glasgow

2018 - College of Arts Teaching Excellence Award - University of Glasgow

 

Current Teaching

 

Postgraduate

  • THE AMERICAN WAY OF WAR: FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE WAR ON TERROR 

      

Honours Courses

 

Pre-Honours Courses

I contribute to the course on:

  • HISTORY 2B: AN INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HISTORY

 

 

I previously gave lectures/seminars to the MLitt in War Studies and Global Security Core Courses on the subject of: 

  • NUCLEAR DIPLOMACY: FROM TRUMAN TO TRUMP

 

I previously taught the Honours course:

  • THE AGE OF EMPIRE: CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM IN THE 19TH CENTURY AND BEYOND

 

I have also previously taught lectures/seminars on:

  • HISTORY 2AM: SOCIETY, CULTURE & POLITICS IN NORTH AMERICA HIST2002
  • HISTORY 2A: THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF EUROPE, 1500-2000


Additional Information

Knowledge Exchange/Public Engagement

 

I am co-director of the University's Games and Gaming Lab (GGLab) #GGatUofG

 

I have managed the Twitter Account for the Scottish centre for War Studies since December 2017: @UofGWarstudies