Roger Kain is a Fellow of the British Academy, the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences and its Vice-President (Research and Higher Education Policy). He is Professor of Humanities in the School of Advanced Study, University of London and previously its Dean and Chief Executive, 2010-17. Roger is a Fellow of UCL and an Honorary Professor at University of Exeter (where he was Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 2002-10) and at University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is editor of Volume Five of The History of Cartography: Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, funded by the US National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation.
Roger’s research has focused on the history of maps and mapping and he has published multiple books on historical maps and cartography. His latest aforementioned book, forthcoming, is part of The History of Cartography Project founded in 1981. You can follow the project on facebook. To learn more about Roger Kain’s research, publications, and professional affiliations, check out his Profile. We are honored to have Roger Kain address us at our 33rd Annual Conference. To find out more check out the links below.