Professor Kevin Morgan
Professor of Politics and Contemporary History, University of Manchester, Kevin Morgan wrote his PhD on British communism and then worked on the cataloguing and subsequent digitisation of the archives of the British communist party (CPGB). He is currently Professor of Politics and Contemporary History and recipient of an AHRC Fellowship for the project ‘Communism and the cult of the leader’. From 1999-2006 he edited the journal Socialist History and in 1996 launched the Communist History Network Newsletter, which after twenty-two issues was succeeded in 2009 by Twentieth Century Communism: a journal of twentieth century history, of which he remains an editor. He is a trustee to the Communist Party of Great Britain Archives Trust and the Working Class Movement Library.