Kirsteen M MacKenzie, The Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms and the Cromwellian Union 1643-1663 (Routledge: Abingdon, 2018).


Kirsteen M MacKenzie, A contested space: demonstrative action and the politics of transitional authority in Glasgow 1650-1653. in L Dean, K Buchannan & M Penman (eds), Medieval and Early Modern Representations of Authority in Scotland, England and Ireland.. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group (London, 2016).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, ‘Oliver Cromwell and the Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Kingdoms’ in P. Little ed., ‘Oliver Cromwell: New Perspectives’ (Palgrave, 2008).

Kirsteen MacKenzie, ‘Loyalty to King or Covenant Retained: Presbyterians in the Three Nations and the English Commonwealth 1649-1653’ in Archibald J et al eds., ‘Beyond the Anchoring Grounds: More Cross-Currents in Irish Scottish Studies’ (Belfast, 2005).


Kirsteen M MacKenzie, ‘The Historical Case for a Federative Britain’ Policy Paper History&Policy 2020.


Kirsteen M MacKenzie, ‘The Solemn League and Covenant’, The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World (Forthcoming, Routledge: Abingdon, 2021).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie ‘Cromwellian Scotland’ The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World (Forthcoming, Routledge: Abingdon, 2021).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie ‘The Conundrum of Marginality: Mercurius Politicus, Order and the Politics of Glencairn’s Rising’ in Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies (2013).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, ‘The Great Fire of Glasgow’. History Scotland (2013).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie,  ‘A Glimpse Behind the Censor: Baillie and the Covenanting Printing Press’. Notes and Queries (2013).

Kirsteen M  MacKenzie ‘Restoring the Nation? Hamilton and the Politics of the National Covenant’ International Review of Scottish Studies  36 (2011).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie ‘The Waiting Game: Cromwellian Diplomacy, the Foreign Experience’ Cromwelliana (2009).


Kirsteen M MacKenzie, ‘The Case for Universal Access and Design: the example of the Civil War Petitions Project’ The Civil War Petitions Project Blog (May, 2020)

Kirsteen M MacKenzie ‘The Journey Towards Fresh Perspectives: Personal Reflections on Historical Writing’ Trumpet of Sedition Blog (May, 2018)


Kirsteen M MacKenzie, The Irish Parliament 1613-89: the evolution of a colonial institution by Coleman Dennehy Journal of British Studies (Forthcoming).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Stuart Style: Monarchy, Dress and the Scottish Male Elite by Maria Hayward Journal of the Sydney Society for Scottish Studies (Forthcoming).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England by Caroline Boswell Paragon (Forthcoming).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Roguery in Print: crime and culture in early modern London by Lena Liapi The Seventeenth Century 1-2 (2020).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories from the Soldiers from the Battle of Dunbar by Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis and Anwen Caffel Northern History 1-2 (2020).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, English Catholics and Confessional Mobility by Lisebeth Corens European History Quarterly Forthcoming.

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, The Life and Works of Robert Baillie (1602-1662): politics, religion and record keeping in the British Civil Wars by Alexander Campbell English Historical Review 134 (569) 994-996. (2019).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, The British Civil Wars at Sea by Elaine Murphy and Richard Blakemore The Seventeenth Century 34:3 (2019) 408-410.

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Britain’s Lost Revolution: Jacobite Scotland and the French Grand Strategy 1701-8 by Daniel Szechi Northern Scotland (2018) 9:1 87-89.

Kirsteen M MacKenzie. Scottish History Society, Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, Volume XIV (Woodbridge, Suffolk; Boydell and Brewer, 2013. Pp. 261. Cloth ISBN 978-0-906245-35-4, £40.00). Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, vol 35, no. 1, (2015) pp. 124-126.

Kirsteen M MacKenzie Oliver Cromwell: God’s Warrior and the English Revolution By Ian Gentles, London and New York, Palgrave pp. 263 £14.19 (Paperback).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Book Review ‘Selling Cromwell’s Wars: Media, Empire and Godly Warfare, 1650-1658 By Nicole Greenspan, London and Vermont, Pickering and Chatto, V pp. 247 £60.00 (Hardcover).  Parliamentary History (2013).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Bernard Capp England’s Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum 1649-1660 Reviews in History, Institute of Historical Research (2012).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Allan Macinnes The British Confederate: Archibald Campbell, Marquess of Argyll c.1607-1661 Edinburgh, John Donald 2011 The Seventeenth Century 2012. [Book Review].

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Geoffrey Smith, Royalist Agents, Conspiritors and Spies:  their role in the British Civil Wars 1640-1660’ [Book Review] Reviews in History, Institute of Historical Research (2012).

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, Northern Views [A review of M. Newton, Warriors of the Word (Birlinn, 2009)] in Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies 2010, published online

Kirsteen M MacKenzie, William P. Kelly and John R. Young eds. Scotland and the Ulster Plantations: Explorations in the British Settlements of Stuart Ireland. Ulster and Scotland 8. Dublin; Four Courts Press, 2009. International Review of Scottish Studies, University of Guelph


Ask Historians Conference – Global . Roundtable – Making History in 2020: Contemporary Issues in Historical Practice

2020 The Case for Universal Access and Design

University of Kent, MEMS Conference

2020 Anglo-French Diplomacy

University of Newcastle, UK

2020 Anti-Catholicism and Print Culture

National Trust for Scotland Culloden

2017 ‘Alexander Smith and the Jacobite Risings’

ICHPI Conference, Dublin

2013 ‘Contextualising the Irish Confederate Oath of Association’,

AHRC funded Anglo-Scottish Symposium at the University of Manchester

2013 ‘Exclusion or Inclusion? The Anglo-Scottish War Effort and the Politics of Propaganda 1643-1647’

Maritime communities of the North Atlantic Arc: contexts, connections and comparisons University of Strathclyde.

2013 MacKenzie KM ‘Northern Exposure: The Hebrides, Anglo-Dutch war and the politics of Glencairn’s Rising’

Representations of Authority Conference, University of Stirling

2012 The Ties that Bind: The Glasgow Fire of 1652 and Anglo-Scottish Relations

Liminal Communities Symposium RIISS, University of Aberdeen

2011 ‘The Scottish Highlands and the politics of the London Press during the mid seventeenth century’

Reading Early Modern Studies Conference

2010    The Awkward Neighbour:  Scotland and the creation of the English Republic

Jacobite Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde

2010  Faith and Fortune: Alexander Smith and the Jacobite Risings

New Perspectives on Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Scotland,

Economic and Social History Society of Scotland Conference

2010    Dismantling the Republic: A Fresh Perspective on Cromwellian Scotland

Republican Exchanges Conference at University of Newcastle

2009    ‘Established Law Versus the Sword’: The Illegality of English Republicanism in Scotland 1649-1660’

Research Institute of Scottish and Irish Studies at University of Aberdeen

2005   ‘Henry Cromwell: The Saviour of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland?’

International Cross-currents Conference at Trinity College Dublin

2004   ‘Loyalty to King or Covenant Retained: Presbyterians and the English Commonwealth 1649-1653’.


2020-                 Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

2020                  Thomas Hobbes Society

2020                  ANZAMEMS

2014-             Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2008-2019    Member of the Royal Historical Society

2008-             Scottish History Society

2000-15,2018     Historical Association