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Department of History


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Dr Sare Aricanli Assistant Professor (Early Modern and Modern Chinese History)
Dr Alex Barber Assistant Professor (Early Modern British History)
Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough Associate Professor (Medieval History and Literature)
Ms Jennifer Bond Lecturer (East Asian 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 (Modern American History)
Dr John-Henry Clay Associate Professor (Early Medieval History)
Dr Chris Courtney Assistant Professor (Modern Chinese History)
Dr David Craig Associate Professor (Modern British History)
Dr Barbara Crosbie Assistant Professor (Early Modern Social History)
Professor Sarah Davies Head of Department / Professor (Modern Russian and European History)
Dr Lara Douds Assistant Professor (20th Century Russian 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 Adrian Green Director of Postgraduate Studies (Research) / Associate Professor (Early Modern British and American 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 Matthew Johnson Associate Professor (Modern British History)
Dr Rachel Johnson Assistant Professor (Modern African History)
Professor Ludmilla Jordanova Professor (Visual Culture)
Dr James Koranyi Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History)
Dr Cherry Leonardi Associate Professor (Modern African History)
Professor Christian Liddy Deputy Head of Department (Director of Research) / Professor (Late Medieval History)
Dr Jennifer Luff Chair of Examiners / Associate Professor (Modern American History)
Dr Julie Marfany Deputy Head of Department (Director of Studies) / Associate Professor (Early Modern and Modern Economic and Social 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 Erik Niblaeus Assistant Professor (High Medieval 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 Director of Postgraduate Studies Taught / Professor (Early Modern European History)
Dr Helen Roche Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History)
Dr Charlie Rozier Lecturer (Medieval 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 Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural 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)
Professor Philip Williamson Professor (Modern British History)
Professor Justin Willis Professor (Modern African History)
Professor Andy Wood Professor (Early Modern Social History)
Miss Jasmine Baker-Sones Learning, Teaching & Assessment Administrator
Ms Imogen Barton Departmental Manager
Audrey Bowron Department Senior Administrator
Mrs Zoë Gardiner PG Programme and Research Co-ordinator
Ms Gina Key Administrative Assistant
Miss Hannah Martin Programme Coordinator
Ms Lydia Price Undergraduate Programme Coordinator
Dr James Kirby CoFund Junior Research Fellow (Modern History)
Dr David Lowther Research Fellow (Modern British History)
Dr Henry Miller Senior Research Fellow (Modern British History)
Dr Franz-julius Morche Co-Fund Junior Research Fellow
Dr Katie Palmer Heathman Research Associate (Modern British History)
Dr Sigbjørn Sønnesyn Postdoctoral Research Fellow (High Medieval History)
Dr Heidi Stoner Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (Early Medieval History)
Professor Paul Bailey Professor Emeritus (Modern Chinese History)
Dr Ruth Blakely Honorary Fellow
Dr Rosalind Bonte Honorary Fellow
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)
Dr Catherine Kent Honorary Fellow
Professor Ranald Michie Professor Emeritus (Financial History)
Dr Gwenda Morgan Honorary Fellow
Dr Christine Newman Assistant VCH Editor
Professor Michael Prestwich Professor Emeritus (Medieval History)
Professor David Rollason Professor Emeritus (Early Medieval History)
Dr Lynda Rollason Honorary Fellow (Late Medieval History)
Dr Clare Stancliffe Honorary Reader in Ecclesiastical History
Dr Peter Webster Honorary Fellow
Dr Christine Woodhead Honorary Fellow (Ottoman History)
Mr Christopher Allan Coal, Shipping & Empire: The Triumverate of British Power, 1850-1914
Ms Katharine Bader
Mr Mark Bennett Race, democracy and the American Civil War in the county of Yorkshire
Mr Matthew Sterling Benson Taxation and Political Authority in South Sudan
Mr Adrian Browne The politics of landscape and identity in Uganda’s Albertine borderlands since c.1864
Ngala Chome
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
James Cronin
Mr Harry Cross
Miss Jenine de Vries Late medieval urban historiography in its political context in the Low Countries and England
Ana Dias The Apocalypse in early medieval Iberia: the function and impact of the illuminated ‘Beatus’ manuscripts
Ms Dana Durkee Social Mobility and the Worsted Weavers of Norwich, 1450-1530
Mr Gabriel Fidler
Finola Finn Melancholy in Nonconformist Religious Experience, c. 1640-1700
Ms Kimberley Foy Dress and Diplomacy at the Early Stuart Court
Ms Sarah Gilbert Anglo-Saxon medical recipes in non-medical manuscripts: matters of culture, context and community
Miss Rosalind Green Perfectissimus: the Carthusian order in England 1178-1220
Miss Yundi Guo
Barbara Hargreaves
Miss Rachael Harkes
Dr Lydia Harris Vitam mortalem, mortem vitalem: Abortion and Contraception in the High Middle Ages, 950-1200
Mr Chih-hsin Huang
Miss Reetta Humalajoki Debating Termination: Rhetoric and Responses to U.S. American Indian Policy, 1947-1970
Ms Megan Johnston
Ms Anna Jones 'The People's War' in British film propaganda, 1939-1945
Ms Alexandra Jordan
Mr Thomas Kearns
Miss Nicola Kindersley The political identification of Southern Sudan migrants in Khartoum, 1972-2012
Miss Katherine Krick The 1549 Book of Common Prayer and its Origins in Catholic Service Books
Mr Thomas Lowman Beyond Idi Amin: Causes and Drivers of Mass Violence in Uganda, 1971-79
Miss Lindsay Macnaughton
Miss Sarah Marriott Development Narratives in South Sudan since 1945
Ms Emily Marsden First World War photographs in the collections of the National Media Museum, Bradford
Mrs Sarah McCook
Mr Marcus Meer
Miss Antonia Miejluk Snapshot Photography in the Interwar Soviet Union
Mr Joseph Mulhern
Mr Callum Murrell Theories of Politics and the Politics of Theory: Aspects of Power and Discourse in Early Modern England
Miss Antonia Perna Experiencing Childhood in Revolutionary France, 1789-99
Miss Caitlin Phillips Seditious Words in the Localities: The Relationship Between Community Self-Regulation and the Anxieties of the Realm in the Sixteenth Century
Kirstyn Raitz Urban Prostitution in London and Paris, 1650-1800
Miss Kathleen Reynolds Sickness in Correspondence: gentry letter writing and the subject of health in eighteenth century Yorkshire and the North-East
Mr Lawrence Robinson
Ian David Shovlin Overseas Violence and the Seven Years' War: Alleged Atrocities Committed by Non-European Forces, as a Subject for Popular Debate in British News Commentary, 1754-1764
Miss Caroline Smith
Rhiannon Snaith
Abigail Steed The ideology of vengeance: theology, literature and practice in England c.900-1150
Grace Stephenson British Newsreels at War, 1939-1945
Miss Ciara Stewart
Miss Claudia Tavernese
Miss Avril Taylor
Mr Jonathan Turnock Lordship and patronage: a contextual study of Romanesque sculpture in Northern England (1100–1170)
Ms Marina Tymviou Early Modern European Queenship
Mr Richard Vert Jr The Community of St Cuthbert and the Rebirth of the English Identity
Mr Ryan Wicklund Agriculture Management and Market Responsiveness in Medieval County Durham

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