I am a lecturer in early modern literature and material culture at the University of Stirling (you can find more about my academic work here).
I am a Scot, but my immediate ancestors are American, Russian, and Baltic-German, and I have research interests in all four areas. Since joining Wikitree I have been particularly focused on growing the site's coverage of the Russian and Baltic-German nobilities in the early modern and modern periods.At present, I am Team Leader of the Baltic-German Team and am always delighted to hear from fellow researchers! I am also involved with the 100 Circles Project and maintain the free space page for tracking progress on European royal and noble pedigrees on Wikitree.
For more information see my Member of the Week profile from October 2020.
For those interested in the calculations of the 100 Circles Project my connectivity to the world tree has been developing as follows:
A Genealogy of the Grand Komnenoi of Trebizond. Foundations: The Journal of the Foundation for Mediaeval Genealogy 2.3 (January 2007): 171-189.
Ancestry of Jacques de Lusignan, Count of Tripoli. The Genealogist 19.1 (Spring 2005): 93-107.
The Scottish Ancestry of Patrick1 and William1 Stewart of the Carolinas. The American Genealogist 80:1 (January 2005).
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