Bachelor in History with honors, University York, England, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Cambridge, England, 1975.
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His title from birth is The Honourable but is never referred as such professionally or on the University website. Born in Zimbabwe, Edward Acton is the 4th son of John Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 3rd Baron Acton and great-grandson of the historian John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton. He was educated at Street George"s College, Harare, the University of York (Bachelor) and at Street Edmund"s College, Cambridge (Doctor of Philosophy).
He worked at the Bank of England, and then held academic posts at Liverpool and Manchester, before becoming Professor of Modern European History at the University of East Anglia in 1991.
He was appointed Dean of the School of History at UEA in 1999, and served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) from 2004 until 2009, when he was appointed Vice-Chancellor.
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Fellow Royal History Society. Member History Association (president Liverpool and district branch 1984-1987).
Married Stella Conroy, April 8, 1972. Children: Helen Marie, Natalie Elizabeth.