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Dr Sarah Richardson

Dr. Sarah Richardson

Dr. Sarah Richardson joined the Department of History at the University of Warwick in 1988 and led the Higher Education Academy History Subject Centre from 2008 to 2011.

Amongst Sarah’s achievements are the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence in 2006 and National Teaching Fellow in 2010. She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including The Victorian City, Georgian Britain and Politics and Opinion in Hanoverian Britain.

Sarah has had numerous work published including Using Computers in History (Palgrave, 2005) and ‘Politics and Gender in the nineteenth century’ in Blackwell’s Companion to Nineteenth Century British History (Blackwell, 2004 and 2006).

Routledge will publish her monograph on ‘The Political Worlds of Middle-class Women in Nineteenth-century Britain’ in 2012 and she is currently working on ‘Electoral politics and the law in nineteenth-century England’.

Sarah joined Warwick after working as a research assistant at The University of Leeds for two years. Prior to this she was awarded an MA in Historical Computation from The University of Hull and a PhD from The University of Leeds.

She has supervised an array of PhD theses including ‘The Abolition of Slavery Movement in the Late Eighteenth Century’, ‘Small Towns in Nineteenth-century England’ and ‘The Suffrage Atelier’.

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