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Durham University

Department of History


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Dr Mollie Arbuthnot Teaching Fellow (Russian History)
Dr Sare Aricanli Assistant Professor (Early Modern and Modern Chinese History)
Dr Christopher Bahl Assistant Professor (South Asian History)
Dr Alex Barber Assistant Professor (Early Modern British History)
Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough Associate Professor (Medieval History and Literature)
Dr Catherine Bateson Part time tutor (US History)
Dr Adam Bronson Assistant Professor (Modern Japanese History)
Dr Alex Brown Assistant Professor (Late Medieval and Early Modern British History)
Dr James Callanan Teaching Fellow (US History)
Dr Chris Courtney Assistant Professor (Modern Chinese History)
Dr David Craig Associate Professor (Modern British History)
Dr Barbara Crosbie Assistant Professor (Early Modern British History)
Professor Sarah Davies Head of Department / Professor (Modern Russian and European History)
Dr Caitlin Ellis Lecturer (Early Medieval History)
Dr Laura Forster Lecturer (Nineteenth-century British History)
Dr Helen Foxhall Forbes Associate Professor (Early Medieval History)
Professor Richard Gameson Professor (History of the Book)
Professor Giles Gasper Professor (High Medieval History)
Dr Mekhola Gomes Assistant Professor (South Asian History)
Dr Adrian Green Director of Postgraduate Studies (Research) / Associate Professor (Early Modern British and American History)
Dr Lara Green Teaching Fellow (Russian History)
Dr Tom Hamilton Assistant Professor (Early Modern European History)
Dr Anne Heffernan Assistant Professor (Southern African History)
Dr Richard Huzzey Associate Professor (Reader) (Modern British History)
Dr Theresa Jäckh Assistant Professor (Medieval Mediterranean History)
Dr Matthew Johnson Associate Professor (Modern British History)
Dr Rachel Johnson Assistant Professor (Modern African History)
Professor Barbara Keys Director of Research / Professor (US History)
Dr James Koranyi Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History)
Dr John Lee Assistant Professor (East Asian History)
Dr Cherry Leonardi Associate Professor (Modern African History)
Professor Christian Liddy Professor (Late Medieval History)
Dr Jennifer Luff Chair of Examiners / Associate Professor (US History)
Dr Julie Marfany Deputy Head of Department (Director of Education) / Associate Professor (Early Modern and Modern Economic and Social History)
Dr Joseph D. Martin Assistant Professor (History of Science and Technology)
Dr Coreen McGuire Lecturer (Twentieth-Century British History)
Dr Natalie Mears Associate Professor (Reader) (Early Modern British History)
Dr David Minto Assistant Professor (Modern British History)
Dr Skye Montgomery Lecturer (Modern American History)
Dr Andrzej Olechnowicz Assistant Professor (Modern British History)
Dr Toby Osborne Associate Professor (Early Modern European History)
Dr Markian Prokopovych Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History)
Professor Nicole Reinhardt Professor (Early Modern European History)
Prof. Christina Riggs Professor (History of Visual Culture)
Dr Helen Roche Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History)
Dr Charlie Rozier Lecturer (Medieval History)
Dr Jonathan Saha Associate Professor (South Asian History)
Professor Len Scales Professor (Late Medieval History)
Professor Kay Schiller Professor (Modern European History)
Professor Graeme Small Professor (Late Medieval History)
Dr Thomas Stammers Associate Professor (Modern European Cultural History)
Prof Julie-Marie Strange Professor (Modern British History)
Professor Stephen Taylor Professor (Early Modern British History)
Dr Gabriella Treglia Assistant Professor (Modern American History)
Dr Kevin Waite Assistant Professor (Modern American History)
Dr Jacob Wiebel Assistant Professor (Modern African History)
Dr Theo Williams Lecturer (Modern British History)
Professor Justin Willis Professor (Modern African History)
Professor Andy Wood Professor (Early Modern Social History)
Ms Imogen Barton Departmental Manager
Ms Audrey Bowron Learning and Teaching Coordinator
Mrs Kelly Brown Learning and Teaching Administrator
Mrs Joanna Cant Operations Administrator
Mrs Zoë Gardiner Senior Research Administrator
Ms Kathryn Howe Learning and Teaching Administrator
Mrs Katrin Krauss PGR Coordinator
Ms Lydia Price Learning and Teaching Administrator
Ms Abigail Shovlin Learning and Teaching Manager
Dr Henry Miller Honorary Fellow
Dr Matthieu Pignot Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Heidi Stoner Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (Early Medieval History)
Dr Ruben Verwaal
Professor Paul Bailey Professor Emeritus (Modern Chinese History)
Dr John Brown Honorary Fellow
Dr Ellen Crabtree Honorary Fellow
Prof Robin Frame Professor Emeritus (Late Medieval History)
Dr Barbara Gribling Honorary Fellow (Modern British History)
Professor Howell John Harris Professor Emeritus (Modern American History)
Dr Margaret M. Harvey Honorary Fellow (Late Medieval History)
Prof. PDA Harvey Professor Emeritus (Medieval History)
Professor Ludmilla Jordanova Professor Emeritus (Visual Culture)
Dr Catherine Kent Honorary Fellow
Professor Ranald Michie Professor Emeritus (Financial History)
Dr Joseph Mulhern Honorary Fellow
Professor Michael Prestwich Professor Emeritus (Medieval History)
Professor Susan E. Reid Honorary Professor (Transnational and European)
Professor David Rollason Professor Emeritus (Early Medieval History)
Dr Lynda Rollason Honorary Fellow (Late Medieval History)
Dr Clare Stancliffe Honorary Reader in Ecclesiastical History
Professor Philip Williamson Professor Emeritus (Modern British History)
Dr Christine Woodhead Honorary Fellow (Ottoman History)
Mr. Daniel Adamson The portrayal - in educational settings - of the relationship between Britain and the Holocaust
Mrs. Amira Al-harthi
Mr Christopher Allan Coal, Shipping & Empire: The Triumverate of British Power, 1850-1914
Margaret Armstrong
Ms Katharine Bader
Ms. Sahava Baranow
Miss Bethany Brewer Women and the Rwandan Genocide: Agency, Culpability and Evasion
Ms Jacqueline Brooks
Ms. Lily Chadwick
Ngala Chome
Mr Chi Chuk
Miss Rachel Clamp Keeping the Diseased: Plague Nursing, Care and Bodywork in Early Modern England c.1570-1665
Kelly Marie Clarke The (re-)making of the North Sea world: politics, trade and long-distance interactions between Anglo-Saxon England and Merovingian Gaul in the 'long' seventh century
Mr Austin Collins Influence of the Early Modern French Monarchy in Material, Visual, and Spatial Culture, 1547-1589
James Cronin Historical writing and research in the Benedictine monastic communities of late medieval England
Mr Harry Cross
Mr. Daniel Doherty Anti-Abolitionist Violence in the Antebellum North, 1840-1845
Mr. Christian Drury British Narratives of Arctic Travel and Exploration, 1875-1940
Miss Clara Duffy
Mr Razvan Dumitru ‘We lived with it, we were born with it and we have the tradition in our blood’: Local identities among Transylvanian Romanians between 1918 and 1948
Mr Gabriel Fidler
Mr Alastair Forbes Anglo-Norman Monastic Conceptualisations on the Place, Nature, and Fate of the milites, c. 1050 – 1150
Ms Kimberley Foy Dress and Diplomacy at the Early Stuart Court
Mr Yotam Gidron
Mr. Jeremy Goldsmith
Mr James Goodwin
Mr Andrew Green French noble networks between c.1430 and c.1490
Miss Yundi Guo Classical music culture in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and in Anglo-GDR relations under Honecker (1971-1989)
Barbara Hargreaves The hagiography of healthcare in twelfth-century English saints’ Lives
Miss Rachael Harkes The Politics of Fraternity: the Ludlow Palmers’ Guild, 1250-1550
Mr. Spencer Harrison
Mr Chih-hsin Huang
Ms Anna Jones The 'People's War' in British film, 1939-1945
Mr. Grant Jones Portrayals, Perception, and Performance of Elite Lay Masculinity in Thirteenth Century England
Ms Alexandra Jordan
Mr Thomas Kearns
Mr Manish Kumar
Fergal Leonard Faction, Patronage, and Political Networks in the West March, 1569 – 1603
Miss Carrie Long ‘Yours humbly, sincerely, and obediently’? The Social Agency of Petitioning, c1789 -1860. (AHRC funded, Collaborative Doctoral Partnership project).
Mr Maksymilian Loth-hill
Mr Matthew Lumley Greek and Latin Monasticism in Southern Italy during the Crusader Era
Miss Lindsay Macnaughton
Mr. Mark Markov
Ms Kate Marlow The Formation of Ethnic Identity in Anglo-Saxon England (700-1066) and Medieval Iceland (900-1264)
Miss Sarah Marriott Development Narratives in South Sudan since 1945
Mr. Newby Mccabe Political activism between ‘dinner and tea’: Labour women and the problem of participation
Sarah McCook
Nicola McNeil Landscape and Gender in Seventh to Tenth-Century England
Miss Antonia Miejluk Snapshot Photography in the Interwar Soviet Union
Miss Isobel Muir
Dr Callum Murrell Theories of Politics and the Politics of Theory: Aspects of Power and Discourse in Early Modern England
Mr Mathew Norman Drawing friendship in the Romantic period: The portraits of John Bacon the Younger (1777-1859) and his contemporaries
Miss Yaling Peng
Miss Antonia Perna Childhood, Politics and Patriotism in Revolutionary France, 1789–99
Kirstyn Raitz Urban Prostitution in London and Paris, 1650-1800
Mr William Raybould
Miss Natasha Shoory From the Footnotes to the Focus: Re-discovering, Re-examining, and Re-contextualising Female Collectors of the Ancien Régime
Miss Caroline Smith The Palaces of the Bishops of Durham: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives AD 1100 – 1550
Rhiannon Snaith
Grace Stephenson British Newsreels at War, 1939-1945
Miss Ciara Stewart
Mr James Taffe The queen’s household in England, 1527-1547
Miss Avril Taylor
Mr Stephen Twort
Mr Adam Whybrow The visitor experience: tourism and architecture in England during the long eighteenth century
Mr Ryan Wicklund Agriculture Management and Market Responsiveness in Medieval County Durham
Miss Emma Yeo
Dr Mark Bennett
Mr Matthew Sterling Benson Taxation, Local Government and Social Control in Sudan and South Soudan 1899-1956
Adrian Browne Classificatory violence: difference, discipline, and (de)gradation in Uganda's northern Albertine Rift, c.1860 to c.1991
Dr Ana de Oliveira Dias
Dr Finola Finn
Dr Sarah Gilbert Anglo-Saxon medical recipes in non-medical manuscripts: matters of culture, context and community
Dr Lydia Harris Vitam mortalem, mortem vitalem: Abortion and Contraception in the High Middle Ages, 950-1200
Mr Thomas Lowman Beyond Idi Amin: Causes and Drivers of Political Violence in Uganda (1971-1979)
Dr Rachael Matthews The Book, the Body, and the Mirror: The Use of Metaphor in the Writings of Marguerite Porete and Marguerite d'Oingt
Mr Marcus Meer Cities, Citizens, and their Signs: Heraldic Communication and Urban Visual Culture in Late Medieval England and Germany
Dr Kathleen Reynolds Sickness in Correspondence: gentry letter writing and the subject of health in eighteenth century Yorkshire and the North-East
Dr Abigail Steed The ideology of vengeance: theology, literature and practice in England c.900-1150
Ms Marina Tymviou Charlotte of Lusignan and Caterina Cornaro: The Politics of Queenship and Identity in Cyprus and Italy 1458-1861

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