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Our Staff

Our staff provide specialist supervision in Archaeology, English Literature, History and History of Art. They have published extensively within the period. Together with our doctoral and Masters students they have created a lively research community where you are encouraged to pursue your interests in the politics, culture, literature, art and society of the period.

 

  • Helen Cowie, History: History of animals, history of natural history, history of collecting
  • Geoffrey Cubitt, History: Political and cultural history of modern France, social memory and commemoration
  • Jonathan Finch, Archaeology: Estate and designed landscapes; hunting and field sports
  • Mary Fairclough, English: Eighteenth-century and Romantic literature and science, politics, print culture
  • Kevin Gilmartin, English: Eighteenth-century and Romantic literature: politics and print culture
  • Natasha Glaisyer, History: Cultural history of commerce in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • Hannah Greig, History: Social, political and material history of Britain, c.1688-1830
  • Joanna de Groot, History: Histories of race, empire and ethnicity; women and gender histories
  • Jasper Heinzen History: History of modern European nationalism, the Napoleonic Wars and prisoners of war
  • Mark Jenner, History: Early modern English history; medicine(social); the body
  • Richard Johns, History of Art: art and visual culture in Britain in the long eighteenth century
  • Catriona Kennedy, History: Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and Irish history; gender, war and revolution
  • Emma Major, English: Religion, gender and national identity, c. 1700-1900
  • Jon Mee, English: Eighteenth-century and Romantic literature: politics and print culture
  • Alison O'Byrne, English: Representations of the city in the long eighteenth century
  • Miles Taylor, History:19th-century Chartism and radical politics; the history of parliamentary representation in the UK, c.1820-1914; the impact of the empire;  the historiography and heritage of Victorian political and cultural life
  • James Watt, English: Empire and identity, 1750-1840; British Orientalisms in the 'long' eighteenth century, Gothic literature 
  • Chloe Wigston Smith, English: Literature and culture of the long 18th century - history of the novel, gender studies, visual and material culture and the Atlantic world

Emeritus Professors

 Associates