Professor Margot Finn FBA


Margot Finn is Professor of Modern British History at UCL, where her research and teaching focus on the period from 1750 to the present. Her current publications explore the history of the East India Company and its impact on British society, politics and culture from the 18th to the 21st century. These include The East India Company at Home, 1750-1850 (open access, UCL Press 2018) and New Paths to Public Histories (Palgrave Pivot, 2015). A former trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum, she also takes a lively interest in the impact of colonialism, empire and migration on present-day cultural and heritage organisations.