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Curriculum Vitae


Education

PhD in History, University of Warwick, UK - 'Perceptions of Workmanship in Eighteenth-Century British Culture' (in progress)

MA (by Research) in History, University of Warwick, UK - 'The Power of Design: An Examination of the Transfer of Design Knowledge by Ceramic Dealers in the Late-Eighteenth Century' (2006)

BA (Hons) in History, University of Cambridge, UK (2003)


Conference Papers

'Consuming Production: Representations of Ceramic Manufacturing in Late Eighteenth-Century Britain', Economic History Society Annual Conference, University of Durham, Durham, UK (March, 2010)

'A Distant Land: Representations of Production by London Retailers, 1760-1800', British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, St Hugh's College, Oxford, UK (January, 2010)

'The Haptic Skills of Shoppers in Late Eighteenth-Century London', The Design History Society Annual Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK (September, 2009)

'Sensory Texts: Reading Objects in Eighteenth-Century Britain', Thinking About 'Things', University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (May, 2009)

'The Nature of Objects: Cultural Complexity in Eighteenth-Century Britain', Eighteenth Annual Symposium on the Decorative Arts and Design, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, USA (April, 2009)

'Shaping and Shaped: The Boundaries of Work in the Late Eighteenth Century Pottery Industry', Rethinking Labour: Labour, Affect and Material Culture, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (April, 2008)

'The Potter's Skill: The Perception and Construction of Workmanship in Eighteenth-Century British Culture, EHS/ESRC Economic History Course, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (November, 2007)

'The Potter's Skill: The Perception and Construction of Workmanship in Eighteenth-Century British Culture', Global Ceramics Workshops, Waddesdon Manor, Oxfordshire, UK (June, 2007)

Forthcoming

'Jutting Teeth and Gaping Mouths: Representations of Nature, 1760-1800', Anglo-American Conference 2010: Environments, Institute of Historical Research, London, UK (July, 2010)


Grants & Fellowships

Research Fellowship (one month) - Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, USA (April 2010)

Exchange Scholarship - University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (August 2008-August 2009)

Research Grant - Economic History Society, UK (awarded February 2008)

PhD Studentship - University of Warwick, UK (October 2006-September 2010)


Employment

Teaching Assistant - University of Warwick (2007-08 & 2009-10)

Research Assistant to Prof. Carolyn Steedman - University of Warwick (2007-08)

Public Relations Account Executive - Media Strategy, London (2003-05)


Organisational Responsibilities

Organiser, Waged Domestic Work and the Making of the Modern World Conference, University of Warwick, UK (May, 2008)

Seminar Assistant, Global History and Culture Centre Seminar Series, University of Warwick, UK (2007-08)

Co-Organiser, History Postgraduate Conference, University of Warwick, UK (May, 2006)



Affiliations

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Design History Society

Economic History Society


Research Networks

Surface Tensions Research Network

Making Home Research Network