Doctoral researcher profiles

 Profiles of some of our PhD students and their research topics.

 

Pete Bounous

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Reasons to Remember: Commemorating the Great and the Good in Late Victorian Birmingham
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Barbara Bowring

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The cultural journey of Ann Yearsley
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Roger Bruton

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The intellectual communities and networks of the Severn Valley and Black Country in the 18th and early 19th centuries
Supervisors: Dr Malcolm Dick and Professor Peter Jones
PhD History

Adam Carey

Postgraduate researcher

MPhil title: Politics, governance and the shaping of Smethwick since 1945.
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick

John Hemingway

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The origins, development and influence of William Shenstone's landscape design at the Leasowes, Halesowen
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Robert Hodge

Robert Hodge

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The treatment of the poor and disadvantaged in Cleobury Mortimer and surrounding parishes, 1770-1900
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD Modern History

Elaine Mitchell

Elaine Mitchell

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: 'A handsome flower garden about half an acre, square': urban gardens in the east midlands' manufacturing towns of the 18th century
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Stefka Ritchie

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Dr Samuel Johnson as a promoter of social improvement.
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Guy Sjögren

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The Impact of Change on the West Midland Nail Trade c.1760-1914
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Janet Sullivan

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: The material, economic and social development of Oldbury during the Industrial Revolution
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Sue Thomas

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: George Edmonds and the making of Birmingham radicalism
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History

Lorraine Wood

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Birmingham manufacturing and its workforce during the Second World War
Supervisor: Dr Malcolm Dick
PhD History