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Brian Holden Reid, historian, educator. Isodarco scholar, Verona, Italy, 1982.


Reid, Brian Holden was born on December 4, 1952. Son of Robert Holden and Doreen Joan (Kempton) Reid.


Bachelor in History, University Hull, England, 1974. Master of Arts in American Studies, University Sussex, England, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in War Studies, King's College, London, 1983.

HCSC, Staff College, Camberley, 1988. Psc, Staff College, Camberley, 1991.


Lecturer in modern history Polytech. North London, London, 1978-1980. Lecturer in modern history department extra-mural studies University London, 1981-1987, research associate department war studies, 1983-1984, lecturer war studies, 1987-1992, senior lecturer war studies, 1992-2000.

Resident historian British Army Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, England, 1987-1997. Teaching fellow Institute United States Studies University London, 1988-1996, member advisory board, since 2000. Professor American history and military institutions King's College, University London, since 2000, head department war studies, since 2001.

Consultant Ministry Defense, London, since 1987. Co-chairman military history research seminar Institute History Research, London, since 1987. Honorary visiting lector department history George Washington (District of Columbia) University, 1995.

Resident historian Joint Services Command and Staff College, Bracknell Berks, England, 1997-1998.



Honorary friend British Library. Fellow Royal History Society, Royal Geography Society, Royal United States Institute. Member United States Society Military History (awards committee 1996-1999, editorial board since 1999), Society Army History Research (council member 1992-1998, chairman since 1998), Army Records Society (council member 1995-1998, 99—, public committee member 1996-1999), British American Nineteenth Century Historians (council member 1993-1999), Reform Club, Cavalry and Guards.


  • Other Interests

    Country walks.


Robert Holden Reid

Doreen Joan (Kempton) Reid