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Keith Jeffery (1952-2016)Keith Jeffery

Keith was Professor of British History at Queen's University Belfast from 2005 until his untimely death in 2016. As well as a much-loved colleague, he was a highly-respected and renowned scholar and was selected in 2004 t‌o write the ‌first official history of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6.

Queen's University wrote of him:  "Keith was rightly known as one of the world's most distinguished historians, and as someone who made an immense contribution to the annals of British and Irish history"