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Mr Philip Baker

Associate Lecturer

School of Architecture

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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Philip is the Research Assistant for the Place, Culture and Identity research group and also an Associate Lecturer, teaching a number of modules on the BA programme. He is an historian by training and was educated at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, the University of Sheffield and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He worked previously on a number of major research projects at the University of Oxford, Birkbeck, University of London and the Centre for Metropolitan History at the University of London.

Teaching Interests

  • The City of London
  • Urban expansion and development
  • Seventeenth-century architectural history
  • The politics of space

Further information


  • Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities Research Institute, University of Buckingham
  • Associate Fellow, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography