Author and Historian
Roger Knight - Historian and award-winning author
Roger Knight’s career as a museum curator and historian has spanned more than forty years, comprising curatorial and research roles at the National Maritime Museum and subsequently at the Greenwich Maritime Institute, University of Greenwich. Since late 2014 he has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.
On 25 June 2014 Roger Knight was presented with the Caird Medal, awarded annually by the National Maritime Museum Greenwich for ‘conspicuously important work in the field of the Museum’s interests and is of a nature which involves communicating with the public’. His lecture at the presentation of the medal was entitled ‘The Influence of Museum Experience on the Writing of History’. The text can be found in the ‘Articles’ section of this website.