Academics announce results of US Presidential rankings from best to Trump

Academics announce results of US Presidential rankings from best to Trump

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 15:02 GMT

​Northumbria’s Reader in US History Michael Cullinane alongside colleagues from the Presidential History Network have announced their latest rating of American Presidents, from George Washington to Donald Trump.

Historic discoveries lead to Northumbria academic curating Martin Luther King exhibition

Historic discoveries lead to Northumbria academic curating Martin Luther King exhibition

Press releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 10:00 BST

Martin Luther King’s handkerchief is one of the centrepieces of a new exhibition, curated by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies Brian Ward.

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 16:36 BST

A fascinating new book by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward about Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle University will be published next month by Newcastle Libraries’ Tyne Bridge Publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of this landmark event.

 Highest level of professional recognition for lecturer

Highest level of professional recognition for lecturer

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2017 16:51 GMT

Northumbria University lecturer Susan Bickerton has been named a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

EXPERT COMMENT: Ranking the US’s presidents isn’t just a game for Americans

EXPERT COMMENT: Ranking the US’s presidents isn’t just a game for Americans

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 09:39 GMT

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria University; Iwan Morgan, Professor at UCL; and J Simon Rofe, Senior Lecturer at SOAS University of London discuss the context of Presidents' Day for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Richard Nixon’s authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump

EXPERT COMMENT: Richard Nixon’s authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 13:30 GMT

Randall J. Stephens, Associate Professor and Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria University, discusses the constant tension between journalists and US presidents in times of crisis.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Martin Luther King's trip to Tyneside still matters 50 years on

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Martin Luther King's trip to Tyneside still matters 50 years on

Press releases   •   Oct 27, 2017 11:47 BST

Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward, writes about Martin Luther King's visit to Tyneside for The Conversation.

Learn how ‘Geordies’ changed the world with new five-week online course

Learn how ‘Geordies’ changed the world with new five-week online course

Press releases   •   Feb 07, 2018 11:29 GMT

Where was the light bulb invented? What about the first steam locomotive, or hydroelectricity? Why have you never seen a canal in North-East England? Which was the only UK city outside London that Martin Luther King ever visited?