James Miklovich

Associate Professor Emeritus
Phone: (850) 474-2682
E-mail: jmiklovi@uwf.edu
Office: Bldg. 50, Room 110

Courses Taught

All English history since 1485, Early Modern and Modern Europe, European Imperialism, European Historiography


Early Modern and Modern European History, British History Since 1485, Constitutional and Legal History

Current Research Interests

Tudor and Stuart Parliamentary History, English Renaissance Exploration and British Imperial History


Ph.D., History, University of Cambridge, 1975; M.A., History, University of Iowa, 1966; B.E., History, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1964.

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Teaching and Teaching Incentive Program Awards
  • Marion Viccars Award


  • Cambridge Historical Society
  • Institute of Historical Research (University of London)
  • Southern Conference on British Studies
  • American Historical Association
  • Center for British Studies (University of Colorado)

Notable Articles/Publications

“Significance of the Royal Sign Manual in Early Tudor Legislative Procedure” Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London (May 1979): 23-36.

“Humanitarianism or Penance? An Assessment of the Impact of Imperialism and the Concept of the ‘White Man’s Burden’ on British Immigration Policy,” The Chinese Journal of Public Policy Studies, Republic of China (April 1982): 1-41.

Articles on “William Goffe,” “Robert Hammond,” “Henry Lawrence,” “Richard Lawrence,” and “Sir John Maynard,” in The Biographical Dictionary of British Radicals in the 17th Century, edited by R.L.Greaves and R. Zaller, Harvester Press Ltd., 1983, pp. 12-13, 44-45, 175-177 and 230-231.

Articles on “Barbary Company,” “Thomas Cavendish,” “John Davis,” “John Dee,” “Henry VII,” “Henry VIII,” “Irish Reformation Parliament of 1536-1537,” “Kildare Rebellion of 1534,” “Levant Company,” “Muscovy Company,” and “Hugh Willoughby” in The Historical Dictionary of the British Empire, edited by James S. Olson and Robert Shadle, Greenwood Press, 1996, pp. 113-114, 273-274, 353-355, 359-361, 509-512, 581-583, 627-628, 662-664, 768-771 and 1161-1162.

Articles on “British East India Company,” “Foreign Trade,” and “Trading Companies” in Historical Dictionary of Stuart England, edited by R. H. Fritze and W. B. Robison, Greenwood Press, 1996, pp. 171-172 and 519-525.