Professor Keith McLay

Keith McLay is the Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities and Education at the University of Derby. Keith joined the University in January 2018 from Canterbury Christ Church University where he was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, while prior to that appointment he served successively as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of History & Archaeology at the University of Chester.

An early modern military and naval historian of Britain and Europe who has published on war and warfare from the 17th to the 20th centuries, Keith holds an MA and PhD from the University of Glasgow, an MSc from the London School of Economics & Political Science and an Executive MBA from the University of Edinburgh.

Current Exhibitions & Events

  • Opening Weekend
  • Participation Event
  • Talk
Now Closed
11 March 2021
  • Conference
  • Opening Weekend
Now Closed
12 March 2021

Past Exhibitions & Events

  • Conference
Now Closed
15 March 2019