I supervise a number of PhD students researching a range of topics related to the social and cultural history of modern Britain:
2018-21: Tania Shew, ‘The First Sisterhood: Strikes and Solidarity within the Sexual Politics of First Wave Feminists in Britain and the USA 1840-1920,’ President’s Scholarship.
2018-21: Jessica White, ‘Women's Relationships in Post-War Britain,’ SALC Scholarship.
2018-21: Jonathan Smith, ‘Brutalism in British Cinema,’ AHRC NWCDTP Studentship.
2016-19: Jane Clarke, ‘A review of the impact of women’s military or wartime service in the aftermath of the First World War, based on IWM’s journal collections’. AHRC CDP award with the Imperial War Museum.
2016-19: Olivia Havercroft, ‘Agoraphobia and urban space in England, 1870-1910,’ University of Manchester award.
2015: Paula Chorlton: ‘Tenant experience of council housing post-war Manchester’.
2014: Nathan Booth: ‘Leisure and Masculinity in 'Dear Old Dirty Stalybridge', c.1835-1875’; Watts Family PhD Studentship.
2014: Emma Sheldon, ‘Football and regional identities in post-war Britain’; AHRC.
2013: James Greenhalgh: ‘Provincial urban modernity and place-making in Britain’.
2013: Michael Perduniak: ‘The British Liberal Party and the working class vote, 1880-1919’.
2013: Helen Rajabi: ‘The idea of race in interwar Britain: religion, entertainment and childhood Experiences’.
I welcome interest from potential PhD students in any area of urban, gender, cultural and social history.