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Academic Staff

  • Professor Susan Carruthers
    US and international history, with expertise in the media and war, cold war culture, and colonial counterinsurgency, spanning the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
  • Dr Camillia Cowling
    Slavery and abolition in the Americas and Atlantic World, and specifically Brazil and Cuba
  • Professor Rebecca Earle (on study leave 2017/18)
    Colonial and 19th century Spanish American history, and the global history of food
  • Dr Roger Fagge (Senior Tutor)
    Modern US social and cultural history
  • Professor David Lambert (Director of the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies)(On study leave 2017/18)
    Caribbean and Atlantic histories; British imperialism, exploration and cartography in the 'long' 19th century; counterfactual histories; histories of Whiteness; historical geography
  • Professor Tim Lockley (Director of the Humanities Research Centre) (On study leave 2017/18)
    Colonial and antebellum North America, especially slavery and the South
  • Dr Meleisa Ono-George (Director of Student Experience)
    Atlantic and Caribbean history; sexualities and gender.
  • Dr Lydia Plath (Director of Student Experience)

19th and 20th century US South, slavery, racial violence, and their representation in American film
Centres and Networks: Comparative American Studies; History of Violence Network

  • Dr Benjamin Smith (Director of CAS)
    Modern Mexican history, particularly post-revolutionary state formation; religion and popular conservatism
  • Professor J.E. Smyth 
    19th and 20th-century US history; American cinema

Teaching Staff

  • Dr Rosie Doyle (Teaching Fellow in Latin American History)

Support Staff

  • Mrs Val Melling (CAS Secretary)
  • TBA (History Department Administrator)
  • TBA (History Academic Administrator)

Associate Fellows

  • Dr David Doddington
    Slavery and slave life in the antebellum South, but also looking at broader questions related to the significance of gender and race to historical studies
  • Professor Mike Geddes
    Contemporary Latin American politics, especially local politics and Bolivia
  • Dr Rosvita Rauch
    Cuba’s revista de avance (1927-1930) and “little magazines” published throughout North and South America in the early 20th century

Emeritus Staff

Please see the full list of emeritus staff of the History Department and the list of emeritus staff publications.