Find a research supervisor in gender, sexuality and race

Staff in the Department of History who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the areas of gender, sexuality and race.

Dr Shahmima Akhtar

Assistant Professor of Black and Asian British History

I am a historian of race, migration and empire. My first book Exhibiting Irishness: Empire, Race and Nation, c. 1850-1970 (forthcoming) traces multiple constructions of Irish identity in national and international displays as Ireland moved from a colonial to an independent, globally-connected state. As a cultural history of Irish identity, the book considers exhibitions as a formative ...

Dr Courtney J. Campbell

Dr Courtney J. Campbell

Associate Professor in Latin American History

Brazilian history, Latin American historyU.S.-Latin American relations, race and gender in the Americas

Professor Elaine Fulton

Professor Elaine Fulton

Professor of History Education
Director of Education, College of Arts and Law

Early-modern Catholic reform, early-modern politics, man and environment in early-modern Europe

Dr Tara Hamling

Dr Tara Hamling

Reader in Early Modern Studies
Head of Department of History

Visual and material culture of early modern Britain, post-Reformation religious and cultural practices.

Professor Karen Harvey

Professor Karen Harvey

Professor of Cultural History
Deputy Head of the School of History and Cultures

  • The social and cultural history of eighteenth-century Britain 
  • The body, gender and sexuality
  • Letters and letter-writing

Professor Matt Houlbrook

Professor Matt Houlbrook

Professor of Cultural History

  • Cultural history of modern Britain
  • Histories of gender
  • Sexuality and selfhood

Professor Mo Moulton

Professor Mo Moulton

Professor of Modern British and Irish History

Political and social history of 20th century Britain, Ireland, and empire.

Dr Imogen Peck

Dr Imogen Peck

Assistant Professor in British History
Director, Centre for Midlands History and Cultures

I am a historian of memory and communities, with research expertise in local and family history, the social history of archives, and the mental afterlife of conflict. I am especially interested in the ways memory and the representation of the past shapes individual and collective identities, with a particular emphasis on the experiences of non-elite men and women. My first book, Recollection ...

Dr Manu Sehgal

Lecturer in South Asian History

Modern and contemporary history of South Asia and the political and social history of the British Empire.

Dr Kate Smith

Dr Kate Smith

Associate Professor in Eighteenth-Century History

Eighteenth-century Britain and empire, material cultures, production, consumption, skill, the senses and the emotions.

Dr Katharine Sykes

Dr Katharine Sykes

Associate Professor in Early Medieval History

Early and central middle ages, gender and sexuality, religious communities and families.

Dr Simon Yarrow

Dr Simon Yarrow

Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

Religion and society in the early and central middle ages, religious and political culture, gender and identity.

Dr Shirley Ye

Dr Shirley Ye

Lecturer in Asian History

Modern China, environmental history, cities, science and technology, frontier and transnational history, gender.

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