Dr Adam Dighton

Dr Adam Dighton

Department of History
Teaching Fellow in the History of Warfare

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As a historian, I am interested in the attempts made in the past to understand warfare. This includes the changing approaches to the writing of military history and military theory, as well as how conflict has been communicated to a civilian audience. 

Feedback and office hours

  • Monday 14:00-15:00
  • Tuesday 10:00-11:00
  • Wednesday 12:00-13:00


I hold a BA (hons) in ‘War Studies’ and an MA in ‘War Media and Society’ both from the University of Kent. I was awarded a PhD in Modern British History from the University of Salford. 



  • Third Year Special Subject - The British Army and the Western Front, 1914-1918
  • Third Year Option Module - Britain and the Second World War: A Cultural and Military History
  • Option Module: Introduction to Strategy and Operational Art


  • MA: Ethics of War
  • MA: Nature of Command
  • Dissertation Supervision 


My research interests include the History of the British Army in the 19th and 20th Centuries, the developments in the writing of Military History during this time and the evolution of European military thought. 


  • Adam Dighton, ‘Race, Masculinity and Imperialism: The British Officer and the Egyptian Army’, War and Society, 35 (No. 1, 2016), pp. 1-18