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Mary Lund

Mary Lund (nee Telfer) was a student at the University of Dundee from 1970-1974. She studied Social Sciences, residing in West Park Hall and Belmont Hall whilst a student.

Hugh Pincott

Hugh Pincott read Chemistry at Queen's College, between 1960 and 1967, and in 1968 was the first student to recieve a PhD from the University of Dundee. Whilst at Dundee, Pincot was heavily involved with the student charities campaigns and set up a publishing house from where the student newspapers and first University student handbooks were printed. In the early 1960s, Pincott was senior student at Airlie Hall and was later elected president of the SRC. In August 1966, Pincott was the first person to drive over the newly-opened Tay Road Bridge.

Alex S Davie

Alex S Davie started studying medicine at University College Dundee in 1931 and graduated in 1936. Alex was a doctor then changed his careeer to dentistry. Family say the change came after a serious incident before the War which influenced him. Alex had the dental practice at 121 Nethergate, taken over from his neice's grandfather, also a dentist.

James Fergusson McKellican

J.F.McKellican was educated at Blairgowrie High School and Dundee High School. He studied medicine at Queens College, Dundee and graduated in 1963, awarded the title of 'Student of the Year' in his graduation year. During a long career, Dr McKellican was employed in General Medical Practice,which included teaching and GP Consultant for the Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee. McKellican retired from practice in 2002

John Hamblin

John Hamblin studied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Dundee. As an undergraduate he lived in Belmont and Peterson Hall student accommodation.

David Hitchcock

David Hitchcock is an alumni of University of Dundee

May Wilson Bowman

May Wilson Bowman, known as Maisie, attended University College, Dundee 1927-1930 graduating with an MA

Colin Macneil

Colin Macneil, former DJCAD graduate who went on to be an artist on 2000 AD, most notably on Judge Dredd. He has also illustrated cards for the card game Magic The Gathering.

Zu Dominiak

Zu finished their Master's in Comics and Graphic novels and began their PhD at the University of Dundee. Zu is a prolific comics creator, self-publishing and selling their original work.

Neil Whatley

Neil Whatley, son of Professor Chris Whatley, graduated from Dundee in architecture in 2003.

David Robertson

David completed the Master's in Comics and Graphic Novels at the University of Dundee and is also a member of the Universoty's library staff. He is a prolific comics creator and self-publishes a vast amount of comics.

Eve Greenwood

Eve Greenwood graduated with a Masters in Comics and Graphic Novels at the University of Dundee and is now a freelance illustrator and comics creator in Edinburgh.

Professor Chris Murray

Professor Chris Murray is a professor of comic studies at the University of Dundee.

Hailey Austin

A comics PhD student, Hailey Austin worked as a comics intern in the University of Dundee Archive in 2018. She created the concept for and then edited the Archive Anthology comic as an output for her work in the archive and to promote the comics collection.

Christine Williams

Christine Williams is an alumni of the University of Dundee

Adam S Yagüi-Beltrán

Yagüi-Beltrán was a medical student at the University of Dundee and assisted Laura Adam with her research into David Kinloch.

Ron McHoul

Ron McHoul is an alumni of the University of Dundee

John T Symington

John T Symington (1930-2015) was a student at Dundee College of Art 1948-1952 where he graduated with the Diploma in Design & Crafts. He then did National Service before joining staff at Valentine's as a typographer in 1954. Symington retired in 1994, just a year before the firm closed after being taken over by Hallmark. John and Helen Symington were married in 1959.

Dr Alastair R. Ross (born 1941)

Dr Alastair R. Ross, born in 1941 is one of the leading figurative scupltors in the UK. A former lecutrer in Fine Art at the University of Dundee, Ross has also lectured in the USA and Malta. Ross is a fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors and has won many awards including the Society's Sir Otto Beit Medal, an Academician of the Royal Scottish Academy, an R.G.I. and an Hon. Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. His works embrace a wide variety of artistic concepts, scales, media and contexts. Although, the human figure is at the core of Ross's work. His influences include Donatello, Ivan Mestrovich, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Fritz Wotruba and Auguste Rodin.

Sir Patrick Geddes

Patrick Geddes was born in Ballater in 1854 and later studied under Thomas Huxley at the Royal College of Mines in London between 1874 and 1878. He worked as a Biology demonstrator and zoology lecturer at Edinburgh University between 1880 and 1888. Geddes held the Chair of Botany at University College Dundee between 1888 and 1919, lecturing in the summer terms only. During his time as Professor of Botany at University College Dundee, he travelled extensively in America lecturing at many universities and published widely on town planning and urban studies. He was appointed to the Chair of Sociology at University of Bombay in 1919 and continued until 1924. Geddes was asked to design the new Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1919 and travelled to it's opening in 1924. He was knighted in 1932 and died the same year in Montpellier.

Professor Chris Murray

Chris Murray is the world's first Professor of Comics Studies and created the comics program at the University of Dundee. He also lectures in English and Film.

Chris Murray

Professor Chris Murray is the first Professor of Comic Studies in the world. He created the Comic Studies program at the University of Dundee and lectures in Comics, Film, and English. He personal comics collection is so large, he built a shed in his garden to house it.

Professor J. Mark Cornwall

Professor J. Mark Cornwall joined the Department from Oxford University in 1991. He was Reader in European history and the Department's Postgraduate Coordinator. His doctoral research (University of Leeds, 1988) was on the collapse of the Habsburg Empire in the First World War, and his general field of interest is east-central Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In 1994 he was awarded the BP prize lectureship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for services to East European history. He has also held a Leverhulme Trust 'Study Abroad Fellowship' at the University of Toronto (2000-1) and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 2000, together with Professor Robert Evans (Oxford), he set up the Forum of British, Czech and Slovak Historians which held its first conference at the University of Dundee in 2002 Mark Cornwall was made a Professor in 2004, the same year that he was awarded a large AHRB grant. He left Dundee in 2004 to take up a post at Southampton University

Norma Starszakowna

Norma Starszakowna was Head of Textiles and Fashion, and Chair of Design at the University of Dundee between 1984 and 1998, prior to becoming Chair of the UK Research Assessment Panel for Art and Design, and Director of Research at the London Institute, then Director f Research Art, Architecture and Design at University of Lincoln. She is also a successful Textile Designer having produced textiles for several high profile international Fashion brands and commercial Brands. This material is made up of correspondence, biographical material, publications and cuttings from newspapers and other publications largely relating to her time with the University of Dundee and the students and their work
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