Staff research: war and conflict

Staff in the Department of History with a research interest in the area of war and conflict.

Dr Jakub Beneš

Dr Jakub Beneš

Lecturer in Modern European History, 1800-1950

Modern east central Europe, workers’ and peasants’ movements, war and society.

Dr Jonathan Boff

Dr Jonathan Boff

Senior Lecturer in modern History

Military history of the two world wars, British strategy from Gladstone to Churchill, morale and combat motivation

Professor Richard Cust

Professor of Early Modern History

Political and cultural history of late sixteenth and early seventeenth century England

Dr Peter Gray

Dr Peter Gray

Senior Research Fellow in Air Power Studies
Centre for War Studies

Contemporary and historical air power.

Dr Armin Grünbacher

Dr Armin Grünbacher

Lecturer in Modern History

German post-war social, economic and political history.

Dr Jonathan E Gumz

Senior Lecturer in Modern History

Modern Central and Eastern Europe, modern international history, global insurgency and counterinsurgency.

Dr Steve Hewitt

Dr Steve Hewitt

Senior Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies

Canadian history and politics, Canada-US relations, policing and intelligence services, anti-Americanism, counterterrorism.

Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell

Dr Simone Laqua-O'Donnell

Senior Lecturer in European History
Head of Postgraduate Studies (Taught)

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

Professor Sabine Lee

Professor in Modern History
Head of School of History and Cultures

British-German relations since 1945, European integration, international relations, the cold war, children and war.

Dr Steve Morewood

Senior Lecturer in International History

Political, strategic and economic history of the 19th and 20th century East Mediterranean region.

Dr Mo Moulton

Dr Mo Moulton

Lecturer in the history of race and empire

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

Dr James Pugh

Dr James Pugh

Lecturer in Modern History

Social, cultural and military history of the two World Wars, including a focus on drug culture, consumption and control.

Dr Klaus Richter

Dr Klaus Richter

Birmingham Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Eastern European History

Modern history of East Central Europe and the Baltics, history of nationalism, statehood and war and occupation.

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 Daniel Whittingham

Lecturer in the History of Warfare and Conflict

Conduct of war, British military history, military thought and strategy.

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