About

University of Sheffield Module Leader (Masters)

  • HST674 International Relations and the Early Cold War in Britain


University of Sheffield Deputy Module Convenor

  • HST117 The Making of the Twentieth Century


University of Sheffield Associate Tutor

  • HST112 Paths from Antiquity to Modernity

  • HST117 The Making of the Twentieth Century

  • HST119 The Transformation of Britain, 1800 to the present

  • HST120 History Workshop

  • HST11002 Land of Liberty? Rights in the USA, 1776-2016

  • HST202 Historians and History


 

Education

Ph. D University of Sheffield, 2019                         
M.A. Twentieth Century History, University of Liverpool, 2013, Distinction                                      
B.A. (Hons) Modern History and Politics, University of Liverpool, 2012, First Class      

Publications

Articles

  • ‘State of the Field: Media History’, History (Forthcoming August 2022)

  • ‘Radical and/or Respectable Revisited: Coverage of Radical Politics in The Times and the Manchester Guardian in Inter-war Britain’, Radical History Review (Forthcoming October 2021)

  • ‘The Case for High Wages’, History Today, 69.9 (September 2019), pp. 22-24


Book Chapters

  • ‘The Political Economy of the Guardian‘, in D. Freedman (ed.), Capitalism’s Conscience: 200 Years of the Guardian (London: Pluto Press,  2021)

  • ‘Professional Identity’, in M. Conboy, A. Bingham (eds), The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press: 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020), pp. 227-46

  • ‘Free Speech and the British Press: From Popular Culture to Culture War’, in C.L. Riley (ed.), The Free Speech Wars (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020)


Book Reviews

  • International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, edited by Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi J.S. Tworek, H-Net (March 2020)

  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age: ‘Search All About It!’, by Paul Gooding, Media History, 25.2 (2019), pp. 261-64

  • Managing the Economy, Managing the People, by Jim Tomlinson, Reviews in History (2019). URL: https://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/2309

  • Unemployment and the State in Britain: The Means Test and Protest in 1930s South Wales and North–East England, by Stephanie Ward, Twentieth Century British History, 26.2 (2005), pp. 329-31


Blogs

  • Contributions to History Matters, the University of Sheffield History Department’s blog

Projects

Assistant Editor of History Matters, the University of Sheffield History Department blog

Editorial Assistant for: M. Conboy, A. Bingham (eds), The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press: 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020)

 

 

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