James Earle Fraser
(fl. 2000s) is a Canadian historian and Picticist
. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto
, and did masters work at the University of Guelph
. He went on to do his Ph.D on the christianization of Fortriu
at the University of Edinburgh
, and is now a lecturer in both the department of Celtic and the department of Scottish History there.
Fraser has completed articles on various dark age topics, including St Ninian and Adomnán's Vita Sancti Columbae, and he has published two books relating to Pictish and northern British warfare. He authored the upcoming New Edinburgh History of Scotland series volume From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795 (UOE Press, forthcoming).
- The Roman Conquest of Scotland: the battle of Mons Graupius AD 84, (Stroud: Tempus, 2005).
- The Battle of Dunnichen 685, (Stroud: Tempus, 2002).
- "Northumbrian Whithorn and the making of St Ninian", Innes Review, 53 (2002), 40-59