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Kevin joined King’s as a teaching fellow in 2016. Kevin’s research interests focus on the emergence of state institutions as technologies of government throughout the eighteenth- and the nineteenth-century.  

Before joining King’s, Kevin was previously the teaching fellow in Geography in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) from 2014-2016, where he taught a wide range of subjects across all disciplines of geography. He completed his PhD in 2013 and received a BA in Natural Science, also in TCD.  

Kevin is also a research associate to the European Research Council (ERC) funded project ‘NorFish – North Atlantic Fisheries: An Environmental History, 1400-1700’ based at the School of Histories and Humanities in TCD. The project aims to study the environmental history of the North Atlantic, focusing on the impact of the fish revolution 1400-1700.


  • Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century historical geography
  • The emergence of state institutions
  • The North Atlantic fish revolution, 1400-1700
  • GIS in historical research

Kevin's research to-date focuses on the emergence of national education in the British Empire, using traditional historical methodologies, along with modern quantitative methods, such as Geographic Information System (GIS), to provide a unique perspective on the role of space and social relations in the emergence of state institutions.

Further details

See Kevin's research profile