Mark Knights is Professor of History at the University of Warwick.
He has written about early modern Britain and is the author of Representation and Misrepresentation in Later Stuart Britain: Partisanship and Political Culture (2007). His most recent book is The Devil in Disguise: Deception, Delusion and Fanaticism in the Early English Enlightenment (2011). He is currently writing a book for OUP about corruption in Britain and its colonies from the sixteenth-century reformation to nineteenth-century reform.
He writes a blog about corruption past and present at http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/historyofcorruption/ and has published a report about the history of corruption for Transparency International at http://www.transparency.org.uk/publications/old-corruption-what-british-history-can-tell-us-about-corruption-today/