Victor Stater

Victor L. Stater

Jane Lucas De Grummond Professor   

250D Himes Hall


Courses Taught

Tudor England, Stuart England, Western Civilization 1500 – present, Graduate Reading Seminars in Early Modern Britain and Early Modern Europe


Current Research Interests

Politics and Religion in the Restoration


Interested in Directing Theses On

Early Modern Britain



B.A., LSU 1980; M.A. University of Chicago, 1982, Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1988


Awards and Honors

Fulbright Senior Fellow, Free University of Berlin, Germany, 2000-2001; Boneno Prize for Teaching, 1998


Notable Articles

29 articles in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford 2004)

“Continuity and Change in English Provincial Politics: Robert Paston in Norfolk, 1676-83,” Albion 25 (1993)

“The Lieutenancy on the Eve of the Civil Wars: The Impressment of George Plowright,” Historical Journal 29 (1986)



Duke Hamilton is Dead!: Aristocratic Life and Death in Stuart Britain (1999)

Noble Government: The Stuart Lord Lieutenancy and the Transformation of English Politics (1994)

Edited volumes: The Political History of Tudor and Stuart England: A Sourcebook (2002)
with Mark Kishlansky: Sources of the West: Documents in Western Civilization (Fifth Edition, 2002)