June 24, 1971 |
(King's College London)
Ashley Jackson is a professor of imperial and military history in the Defence Studies Department at King's College London and a visiting fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford. Jackson has a regional interest in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.
Jackson gained his master's degree at New College, Oxford in 1993 and his doctorate in 1996. He was a research fellow at Mansfield College, Oxford and a lecturer in imperial and Commonwealth history at Oxford Brookes University; in 2004 he joined King's College's Defence Studies Department.
Jackson has published several books, including:
- Botswana, 1939-1945 : An African Country at War (1999)
- War and Empire in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean (2001)
- The British Empire and the Second World War (2006)
- Mad Dogs and Englishmen: A Grand Tour of the British Empire at its Height (2009)
- Distant Drums : The Role of Colonies in British Imperial Warfare (February 2010)
- Churchill (2011)
- Illustrating Empire: A Visual History of British Imperialism (with David Tomkins)
- The British Empire: A Very Short Introduction (2013)
- Buildings of Empire (2013)
- Personal website 
- "Jackson, Professor Ashley," King's College London