Robert Tittler specializes in the political, social, urban, local, and art/architectural history of Early Modern Britain, c. 1500-1640. He is an elected Fellow of the of the Royal Society of Canada, the Royal Historical Society, and the Society of Antiquaries of London. He has published over 60 scholarly essays and twelve books, amongst the most recent of which are The Face of the City; Civic Portraiture and Civic Identity in Early Modern England (Manchester U. Press, 2007, 2012); Painters, Portraits, and Publics in Provincial England, 1500-1640 (Oxford University Press, 2012, 2013); Two Weather Diaries from Northern England (edited, Boydell, 2019); and Painting for a Living in Tudor and early Stuart England (Boydell, 2022). His on–line data base, Early Modern British Painters, now has 3,000 biographical entries.