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Current PhD Students

Please find below all current PhD students of the Warwick University History Department, listed alphabetically by surname. Details of former PhD students are also available.

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Aguilar-Gonzalez, Ricardo
Ric Aguilar-Gonzalez 
Ricardo Aguilar-Gonzalez

Thesis: Food culture in sixteenth-century Relaciones geograficas of the New Spain
Supervisor: Professor Rebecca Earle
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1763811/
 

Al Khalifa, Ali
 
No Photo AvailableAli Al Khalifa

Thesis: The Adviser: Charles Belgrave’s Relationship with Britain’s Informal Empire in the Gulf
Supervisor: Dr Robert Fletcher
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/alialkhalifa 

 

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Bardgett, Suzanne
 
No Photo AvailableSuzanne Bardgett

Thesis by Publication: History writing in a museum: practice, archives, art
Supervisors: Prof Rebecca Earle and Prof Carolyn Steedman
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/suzannebardgett 

 

Bhayat, Sabera
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Sabera Bhayat

Thesis: 'Muslim Women and Legal Reform: Polygamy and 'Gendered' Rights Under Personal Laws in Twentieth Century South Asia'.
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Hodges
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/u1361893

 

Boender, Niels
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Niels Boender

Thesis: Legacies of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: Activism and Politics in Central Kenya, 1956-75
Supervisor: Prof Daniel Branch and Prof David Anderson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/nielsboender 

 

Boote Powell, Sarah
sarah boote powell 
Sarah Boote Powell

Thesis: 'Politics and Associated Political Culture in Three Midland Boroughs - Coventry, Leicester and Northampton - in the Age of Reform, 1826-1841'.
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Richardson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u0028240
 

Botcherby, Pierre
Pierre Botcherby 
Pierre Botcherby

Thesis: Memory, Resistance, and Regeneration: A Merseyside Town in the Age of De-industrialisation, St. Helens 1968-2018
Supervisors: Dr Joachim Häberlen and Professor Mathew Thomson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1103101

 

Bowman, Jack
Jack Bowman
Jack Bowman

Thesis: 'Pan-African Print: Politics in Action - A Book History of the Pan-African Movement, 1935-1955'
Supervisors: Dr James Poskett and Professor Daniel Branch
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1850906
 

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Challoner, Adam
Adam Challoner
Adam Challoner

Thesis: Reading the Sectional Crisis: Antebellum Intellectual Culture and the Southern Middle Class, 1840-1861
Supervisor: Prof Tim Lockley
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1864719

 

Chen, Qing
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Qing Chen

Thesis: Sino-British Relations And Interactions, British Empire And Commercial Chamber In Modern China
Supervisor: Dr Song-Chuan Chen
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/qingchen/ 

 

Chen, Qiuyang
Qiuyang Chen 
Qiuyang Chen

Thesis: 'Beyond revolutions: the everyday life of women on the southeastern coast of China, 1949-1992.'
Supervisor: Dr Song-Chuan Chen & Dr Laura Schwartz
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1896220
 

Chick, Joseph
 
Joseph Chick

Thesis: Cloisters and Clothiers: The Social Impact of Reading's Transition from Monastic Lordship to Self-Governance, 1350-1600
Supervisor: Professor Beat Kümin
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1657100
 

Cooper, Nathalie
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Nathalie Cooper

Thesis: Museum Collections and The Legacies Of Imperialism: Curating Colonial Violence at The Horniman
Supervisor: Prof David Anderson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u2056998/ 

 

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Dennett, Hannah
No Photo AvailableHannah Dennett

Thesis: “Forgotten Foundlings”: Black Lives and the Eighteenth-Century Foundling Hospital
Supervisor: Prof Maxine Berg and Prof Rebecca Earle
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1966016

 

Devane, Ed
Ed Devane 
Ed Devane

Thesis: 'Building the NHS: planning, public opinion and Britain's new state healthcare facilities, 1945 - 1974.'
Supervisor: Professor Roberta Bivins & Professor Mathew Thomson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1864867
 

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Egan, Elizabeth
Liz Egan
Elizabeth Egan

Thesis: Constructing and Challenging Creole Whiteness in Jamaica, 1865-1938
Supervisor: Prof David Lambert
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1991073
 

Etayo, Oihane
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Oihane Etayo

Thesis: 'Gendering the Study of Contention: Women's Protest in the Nineteeth and Early Twentieth Centuries'.
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Richardson & Professor Noortje Marres
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1897977
 

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Farnell, Francesca
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Francesca Farnell

Thesis: Women and the Supernatural: Agency and Oppression at the Intersection of Gender and Religion in Reformation England
Supervisor: Professor Peter Marshall & Prof Beat Kumin
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/1614964 
 

Fletcher, David
 
David Fletcher

Thesis: Religion and the Restoration Stage
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights and Dr David Taylor
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1554404

 

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Galvin-Elliott, Amy
Amy Galvin 
Amy Galvin-Elliott

Thesis: From Suffragette to Citizen: An exploration of female influence in patriarchal political spaces in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Richardson and Dr Laura Schwartz
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/fruiao

Gao, Haoqi
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Haoqi Gao

Thesis: Kenya Post-Colonial History
Supervisor: Prof Daniel Branch
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/haoqigao/ 
 

Geraghty, Erin
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Erin Geraghty

Thesis: Transnational Feminists in Ireland 1900-1921: Imperial mentality or internationalist solidarity?
Supervisor: Dr Laura Schwartz
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1966581

 

Gettings, Daniel
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Daniel Gettings

Thesis: Sustaining Body and Soul: The Early Modern English and their water, 1550-1750.
Supervisor: Prof Beat Kumin
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/danielgettings 
 

Gómez Baeza, Nicolás

Nicolás Gómez Baeza

Thesis: Gringos Duros: Transnational British Managements of Labour Discipline in Sheep Farming Industry (Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, 1837 - c. 1950)."
Supervisor: Dr Camillia Cowling and Dr Robert Fletcher
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/nicolasgomezbaeza/

Gray, Aleema
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Aleema Gray

Thesis: Bun Babylon: A community-engaged history of the Rastafari movement in Britain
Supervisor: Professor David Lambert & Dr Meleisa Ono-George
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/aleemagray 
 

Greenway, Sophie
Sophie Greenway 
Sophie Greenway

Thesis: Growing well: Dirt, health and the home gardener in Britain, 1930-60
Supervisor: Professor Hilary Marland
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/hypnad/
 
 

Guthrie, Sofia
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Sofia Guthrie

Thesis: "Antoine Garissoles' Adolphid (1649), a Huguenot Latin epic: An edited text, translation and historical commentary"
Supervisor: Professor Penny Roberts & Professor Andrew Laird
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/clrhag/clrhag/


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Hamoud, Samir
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Samir Hamdoud

Thesis: Tbc
Supervisor: Professor Hilary Marland
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1866443

 

He, Cheng
No Photo AvailableCheng He

Thesis: Tracing the Global Life of Chinese Export Lacquerware in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century: Its Making, Reception and Remediation Then and Now
Supervisor: Prof Anne Gerritsen
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1757471
 

Hunt, Christopher
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Christopher Hunt

Thesis: Investigating the Tradescant Cabinet
Supervisor: Professor Claudia Stein
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/christopherhunt 

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Knox, Imogen
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Imogen Knox

Thesis: Suicide, Self-Harm, And The Supernatural In Early Modern Britain
Supervisor: Professor Peter Marshall & Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/imogenknox/ 
 

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Lemos, Sue
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Sue Lemos

Thesis: Queering Black Internationalism: The black gay and lesbian movement in Britian 1980-1999
Supervisor: Dr Laura Schwartz & Dr Meleisa Ono-George
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/suelemos 
 

Liu, Jiaqi
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Jiaqi Liu

Thesis: Confucian Ritual Vessels In The Diplomatic Discourses In Tenth-To-Thirteenth Century East Asia
Supervisor: Professor Anne Gerritsen
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/1990450/ 
 

Love, Ronan
No Photo AvailableRonan Love

Thesis: Revolutionary Debts: The Politics of Moral and Financial Obligation in the French Revolution
Supervisor: Dr Charles Walton
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/ronanlove 

 

Luttrell, Thomas
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Thomas Luttrell

Thesis: Alternative Discourses: religious toleration in context, 1603-1647
Supervisors: Professor Mark Knights and Professor Peter Marshall
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/tjluttrell/ 
 

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Mahe, Camille
No Photo AvailableCamille Mahe

Thesis: Children’s experiences of occupation and post-war demobilization in Western Europe: France – Germany – Italy (1940-1949)
Supervisor: Dr Pierre Purseigle
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/camillemahe 

 

Martin, Fleur
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Fleur Martin

Thesis: 'Looting, Trade & The Gift: Imperial Collecting in Eastern Africa, 1860 – 1914'
Supervisor: Professor David Anderson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/fleurmartin/ 
 

Ma, Xiaofang
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Xiaofang Ma

Thesis: Transatlantic Afro-Americans In The Antebellum Period, Equal Integration To White Public Spheres
Supervisor: Professor David Lambert
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/xiaofangma/ 
 

Metcalfe, Peter
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Peter Metcalfe

Thesis: Trade Unions in Malaya & Singapore, 1942-1959.
Supervisor: Prof Daniel Branch & Dr Robert Fletcher
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/petermetcalfe 
 

Molenaar, Sander
Sander Molenaar
Sander Molenaar

Thesis: Society in a State of Disorder: Coastal Violence in South China During the Mid-Ming Period, ca. 1450-1600.
Supervisor: Professor Anne Gerritsen
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1863755
 

Morgan, Louise
Louise Morgan 
Louise Morgan

Thesis: "Eat Better Not Less": Contextualising Orthorexia Nervosa in History
Supervisor: Professor Hilary Marland
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1865488
 

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Ni, Leiyun
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Leiyun Ni

Thesis: Tbc
Supervisor: Professor Anne Gerritsen & Dr Song-Chuan Chen
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/u1892888/ 
 

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Oswald, Ute
Ute Oswald 
Ute Oswald

Thesis: Entertainment in Nineteenth-Century Asylums
Supervisor: Professor Hilary Marland
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1664073
 

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Patel, Joshua
Joshua Patel
Joshua Patel

Thesis: ‘Human Capital Theory' in British economic and scientific thought, 1950-today
Supervisors: Professor Giorgio Riello & Dr Claudia Stein
Eportfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/hyunfw 

 

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Qing, Qianwen
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Qianwen Qing

Thesis: Scandal in the Caribbean, 1680-1720
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1764733/ 

Quinn, Serin
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Serin Quinn

Thesis: The spread of the tomato in early modern Italy and England
Supervisor: Professor Beat Kumin and Professor Rebecca Earle
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/serinquinn 
 

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Rautenberg, Uta
Uta Rautenberg 
Uta Rautenberg

Thesis: Homophobia in the Nazi Camps
Supervisors: Dr Anna Hájková and Professor Christoph Mick
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1566211

 
 

Reyes Baztán, Maria
Maria Reyes Baztán 
Maria Reyes Baztán

Thesis: 'Anti-colonial imagination and internationalism in Basque radical nationalism (1892-1939)'
Supervisors: Professor Rebecca Earle and Dr Anna Ross
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1660539 

 

Rioult, Claire
No Photo AvailableClaire Rioult (Monash)

Thesis: Investigating the role played by the conflicts between France and Great Britain on the economic and social events in Spain from 1759 to 1793
Supervisors: Dr Charles Walton
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/clairerioult 

Rudra, Shalini
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Shalini Rudra

Thesis: ‘What’s at stake in the fake?’
Supervisors: Prof Sarah Hodges
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1984684

 

Rutherford, Beckie
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Beckie Rutherford

Thesis: 'Apart or A Part? Understanding the Agency and Erasure of Disabled Women Within the Women's Liberation Movement in Britain, c.1970 - 1993.'
Supervisor: Dr Laura Schwartz & Dr Claire Shaw
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1790389
 

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Shannahan, Gemma
Gemma Shannahan
Gemma Shannahan

Thesis: Deaf Heritage; buildings, culture, policy and the future
Supervisors: Dr Claire Shaw, Prof Roberta Bivins, Rosie Sherrington (Historic England), and Dr Mike Gulliver (University of Bristol)
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1796763 

 

Steele, Dave
Dave Steele
Dave Steele

Thesis: The Crowd in Britain 1780-1850
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Richardson
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/pdueak


Straw, Hannah
Hannah Straw
 Hannah Straw

Thesis: 'Those Nauseous Harlequins': The Court Wits and Restoration Politics and Ideology, 1660-1685.
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1763210

 

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Talbot, Connor
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Connor Talbot

Thesis: Tbc
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/connortalbot 
 

Tam, Bobby
Bobby Tam
Bobby Tam

Thesis: Emotions of Death in Nineteenth-Century British Colonial China
Supervisor: Dr Song-Chuan Chen & Dr Robert Fletcher
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/u1861810

 

Tauber, Maria
 
Maria TauberMaria Tauber

Thesis: The Making of English Politicians - Early Modern MPs and the Transformation of the Media System
Supervisor: Professor Beat Kümin
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1990624

 

Tomassetti, Valentina
Valentina Tomassetti 
Valentina Tomassetti

Thesis: Born Naked and Shameless - An Anatomy of Shame Through Early Modern Art.
Supervisor: Professor Rebecca Earle & Dr Lorenzo Pericolo
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1661268 
 

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Uribe Botta, Camilo
Camilo Uribe BottaCamilo Uribe Botta

Thesis: The Hunting of the Odontoglossum Crispum: Colombian Orchids in the Nineteenth Century British “Orchid Craze”
Supervisor: Professor Rebecca Earle
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1990473

 

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Wilmot, John
John Wilmot 
John Wilmot

Thesis: The rise of dispensaries c1820-c1880: their contribution to health care in Warwickshire
Supervisors: Professor Hilary Marland and Dr Sarah Richardson
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/johnwilmot 
 

Winter, Holly
Holly Winter
Holly Winter

Thesis: Material Culture and the Limits of British Masculine Ideals in Nineteenth Century India.
Supervisor: Professor Maxine Berg
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/hyukef

 

Wu, Yitian
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Yitian Wu

Thesis: The East African Asian Immigration into the UK, 1968-1973
Supervisor: Professor Daniel Branch
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/yitianwu 


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