Find a research supervisor in religious history

Staff in the Department of History who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of religious history.

Dr Thomas Brodie

Dr Thomas Brodie

Lecturer in 20th Century European History

  • Modern German and European History
  • History of Religion
  • History of War

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 David Gange

Dr David Gange

Senior Lecturer in History

Cultural history of nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain.

Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell

Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell

Senior Lecturer in European History
Deputy Director, College of Arts and Law Graduate School

Early modern German history, gender and reformation; the history of modern missions, children and childhood, history of crime.

Dr Noah Millstone

Birmingham Fellow

Political, religious, intellectual and cultural history of early modern Europe.

Dr William Purkis

Dr William Purkis

Reader in Medieval History

Medieval religious cultures (c.1000–c.1300), crusading, pilgrimage and monasticism.

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.

Professor Robert Swanson

Emeritus Professor of Medieval History

The late medieval church and society, especially in England.

Dr Katharine Sykes

Dr Katharine Sykes

Lecturer in Anglo-Saxon History

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

Dr Jonathan Willis

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History
Director, Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies
Head of Taught Postgraduate Studies, School of History and Cultures

The English reformation, history and theology of late-medieval and early modern Europe.

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.

History staff research supervision areas