Dr Timothy Peacock

  • Lecturer (LTS) in Modern History (History)

telephone: 01413304086
email: Timothy.Peacock@glasgow.ac.uk

College of Arts, Room 306, 10 University Gardens

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3116-9701

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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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
 
  • O'Leary, Eleanor
    Valuing the Gaming Community: Preserving MMOs Through Co-Creation

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