Stephen Tuck is an historian of modern Britain and America, interested in struggles for racial equality, the relationship between religion and racism, and the writing of national histories. He is currently director of the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), and a Fellow of Pembroke College.

Prof. Tuck received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University and served on the faculty there before moving to Oxford. His most recent book is The Night Malcolm X Spoke at the Oxford Union: A Transatlantic Story of Antiracist Protest (Berkeley, 2014). Other recent books include (with Nicolas Barrerye, Michael Heale and Cecile Vidal) You the People: writing American History Abroad (California, 2014), and (with Robin Kelley) The Other Special relationship: Race and Rights in Britain and America (Palgrave, 2014). Previous books include an interpretative synthesis of the long struggle for civil rights in the United States, We Ain't What We Ought To Be: the Black Freedom Struggle From Emancipation to Obama (Cambridge, Mass, 2010).