Professor Lyndal Roper
- Post Nominals: FAHA
- Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
- Elected to the Academy: 2007
Lyndal Roper is Professor of Early Modern History at Balliol College, University of Oxford and author of a variety of ground-breaking works on witchcraft in early-modern Europe. In 2011 she was appointed Regius Professor of Modern History, Oriel College, Oxford. Roper is editor of the historical journal Past & Present.
She specialises in the history of witchcraft, witch-hunting in early modern Europe and on Luther and the Reformation. She has lived and worked in Germany (where she held a Humboldt Fellowship and was Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg), and is a member of the Board of the German Historical Institute London. An Australian, she is Honorary Professor at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Australian Research Council project on the History of the Emotions.