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Postgraduate Students

  • Catriona Sharples (2021-), 'Colonial science and military service: The West India Regiments and circum-Atlantic networks of knowledge, c.1815-c.1900', AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award; partner organisations: Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Jim Hulbert (2021-), AHRC-funded M4C studentship at University of Leicester
  • Kit Maxwell (2021-), 'Material culture of the British Caribbean in the long eighteenth century'
  • Xiaofang Ma (2020-), 'Equal Integration: Creating a Black Egalitarian Transatlantic Space within the Anglo-American White Public Spheres from 1838 to 1865'
  • Liz Egan (2019-), 'Constructing and Challenging Creole Whiteness in Jamaica, 1865-1938', AHRC-funded M4C studentship
  • Aleema Gray (2018-), 'Living in Babylon: An oral history of the Rastafarian movement in Britain 1948-2016', Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies/Warwick Collaborative Postgraduate Research Scholarship
  • Dr Melissa Bennett (2014-2018), ‘Picturing the West India Regiments’: Race, Empire, and Photography c.1850-1914', AHRC-funded PhD
  • Dr Kimberley Thomas (2013-19), '"Oh, the trials! the trials! they make the salt water come into my eyes": Slaves and salt in the Caribbean, 1680-1850', Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies/Warwick Collaborative Postgraduate Research Scholarship
  • Dr Natalie Cox (2012-16), 'Armchair geography: Speculation, synthesis and the culture of British exploration, c.1830-1880’, AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award; partner organisation: Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)
  • Dr Meleisa Ono-George (2011-15), 'To Be Despised: Sexual-Economic Exchange in Nineteenth-Century Jamaica,
    c. 1780-1890', Warwick Postgraduate Research Scholarship and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funding
  • Dr Steven Gray (2010-2014), 'Black diamonds: Coal, the Royal Navy and British imperial coaling stations, c.1870-1914', AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award; partner organisation: National Maritime Museum - thesis awarded the Boydell & Brewer Prize by the British Commission for Maritime History
  • Dr Hugh Crosfield (2009-2014), ‘Bodies, commodities and thresholds: An historical-geographical investigation of consumer boycott movements, c. 1790 to the present’, studentship at Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Dr Anyaa Anim-Addo (2008-2011), ‘Place and mobilities in the maritime world: The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company in the Caribbean, c. 1838 to 1914’, AHRC Collaborative Studentship at Royal Holloway, University of London; partner organisation: National Maritime Museum
  • Dr Daniel Whittall (2007-2011), ‘Creolising London: Black West Indian activism and the politics of race and empire in Britain, 1931-1948’, ESRC Studentship at Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Dr Kirsten Greer (2007-2011), ‘Red coats and wild birds: Military culture and ornithology across the nineteenth-century British Empire’, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Graduate Scholarship (I was host supervisor in UK)