Professor Sarah Bastow

Head of History

Religious history of England and Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; the material culture of Catholic piety. 

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Dr Lindsey Dodd

Senior Lecturer

France in the Second World War (Vichy, Occupation, Resistance), in particular the experiences of children. 

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Professor Barry Doyle

Professor of Health History

Early twentieth century urban history, especially urban politics; the history of hospitals before the NHS; and the development of European welfare states. 

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Dr Robert Ellis

Senior Lecturer

Histories of madness and mental health care. 

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Dr Rebecca Gill

Senior Lecturer

The history of modern war, humanitarian aid and Empire.

Deputy REF Coordinator (Impact)

History Postgraduate Coordinator 

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Professor Christine Hallett

Professor of Nursing History

REF Subject Co-Ordinator

Director of CHiCaM (Cenre for History, Culture and Memory)

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Dr Katherine Lewis

Senior Lecturer

Medieval saints’ cults; lay masculine identities; late medieval representations of crusading. 

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Professor Tim Thornton

Professor of History

Late medieval and early modern political and social history of the British Isles, especially non-English territories of the crown. 

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Dr Alexander von Lünen

Senior Lecturer

Digital history and spatial history; the scientific culture of Nazi Germany. 

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Dr Vikram Visana

Lecturer in World History

Liberalism in non-European contexts.

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Dr Chelsea Sambells

Lecturer in Modern European History

Second World War, especially children and youth.

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Emeritus and Visiting Researchers

Professor Keith Laybourn Emeritus Professor 

Professor Wendy Webster

Emeritus Professor

Professor Richard Morris

Emeritus Professor


Professor David Taylor


Emeritus Professor

Dr Onyeka Nubia 

Visiting Research Fellow  

Prof John Shepherd

Visiting Professor  

Glenn Foard

Emeritus Professor