Roger E. Backhouse
1972 B.Sc. in Social Science (Economics and Economic History), University of Bristol. First class honours.
1977 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Birmingham. Thesis title Money and capital accumulation: a Keynesian model of economic growth, submitted 1976; degree awarded 1977. Awarded Ashley Prize for the best dissertation in Faculty of Commerce and Social Science. Key chapters published as articles in Oxford Economic Papers and Review of Political Economy (see publications list).
2. Full time positions held
1996-present Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics, University of Birmingham
1992-6 Reader in the History of Economic Thought, University of Birmingham
1989-92 Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Birmingham
1980-89 Lecturer in Economics, University of Birmingham
1977-79 Lecturer in Economics, University of Keele
1975-77 Temporary Lecturer in Economics, University College London
3. Part time positions held
2009-present Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
2007 Invited Professor, University of Paris I (Sorbonne-Pantheon)
2005 and more recent years Invited Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Cachan
1999–present Visiting Professor, University of Oporto
1992–2006 Visiting Lecturer, University of Buckingham
1987-89 Visiting Lecturer, University of Bristol
1977-8 Visiting Lecturer, University College London
4. External Research Positions and research grants
2011-2014 Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship – an Intellectual Biography of Paul A. Samuelson
2007-2009 Leverhulme Research Networks Grant – the History of Postwar Social Science
2006-7 Ludwig Lachmann Research Fellow, LSE
1998–2000 British Academy Research Readership
Member of Editorial/Advisory Boards of History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, History of Economic Thought and Policy, Journal of Economic Methodology, Erasmus Journal of Philosophy and Economics.
Associate Editor, New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2008).
1999-2008 Associate Editor, Journal of the History of Economic Thought
1996-2005 Editor, Journal of Economic Methodology
1989-2000 Book Review Editor, Economic Journal