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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: TBC

 

B

Barbour, Ruth
Ruth Barbour 
Ruth Barbour

Thesis: ‘The Middling Sort of Catholic’ in Eighteenth-Century Warwickshire
Supervisors: Dr Gabriel Glickman and Professor Beat Kümin
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/hyrmag

 

Bardgett, Suzanne
 
No Photo AvailableSuzanne Bardgett

Thesis by Publication: Leading the creation of the IWM’s Holocaust Exhibition and other exhibitions on genocide
Supervisors: Prof Rebecca Earle and Prof Carolyn Steedman
ePortfolio: TBC

 

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

 

Biswas, Somak
Somak Biswas 
Somak Biswas

Thesis: Intimacies and Interdiscursivities: Transnational Cultural Politics in Colonial India, 1890-1945
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Hodges
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1559180

 

Boote Powell, Sarah
sarah boote powell 
Sarah Boote Powell

Thesis: tbc
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: "Colonial and Coloured Unity” A Global History of Anti-colonial Print, 1930-1970
Supervisors: Dr James Poskett and Professor Daniel Branch
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1850906
 

Bruzzone, Anna
Anna Bruzzone 
Anna Bruzzone

Thesis: Colonialisms, markets and power: a transnational approach to state formation in the Somalia-Kenya borderlands, c. 1925-1963
Supervisors: Professor David Anderson and Professor Daniel Branch
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1457803
 

C

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://myportfolio.warwick.ac.uk/user/view.php?id=16197

 

Chen, Qiuyang
Qiuyang Chen 
Qiuyang Chen

Thesis: 'Beyond revolutions: the everyday life of women on the southeastern coast of China, 1949-1992.'
Supervisor: Professor Anne Gerritsen & Dr Song-Chuan Chen
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
 

Chou, Shengfang
Shengfang Chou 
Shengfang Chou

Thesis: Late Qing China and the British World: Space, Body and the Image of Empire 1840-1920
Supervisor: Professor Anne Gerritsen
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/hyrkae/
 

Creed, Fabiola
Fabiola Creed 
Fabiola Creed

Thesis: Aesthetics, Addictions and Health Advice: Understanding ‘Tanorexia’ in Contemporary Britain, 1978-2016
Supervisor: Professor Roberta Bivins
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1553989
 

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Dennett, Hannah
No Photo AvailableHannah Dennett

Thesis: “Black Foundlings”: Slavery, Trade and London in the Long Eighteenth Century
Supervisor: Prof Maxine Berg and Prof Rebecca Earle
ePortfolio: TBC

 

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
No Photo AvailableElizabeth Egan

Thesis: Constructing and Challenging Creole Whiteness in Jamaica, 1865-1938
Supervisor: Prof David Lambert
ePortfolio: TBC

 

Etayo, Oihane
No Photo Available
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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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

Geraghty, Erin
No Photo Available
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

 

Graves, Hannah
Hannah Graves 
Hannah Graves

Thesis: Keepers of our Consciences: The Liberal Hero of Hollywood's Vital Centre, 1945-1967
Supervisor: Professor J E Smyth
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/hyrlaj/
 
 

Gray, Aleema
No Photo Available 
Aleema Gray

Thesis: Tbc
Supervisor: Professor David Lambert & Dr Meleisa Ono-George
ePortfolio: tbc
 

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/


Gómez Baeza, Nicolás
No Photo AvailableNicolás Gómez Baeza

Thesis: Transnational Trajectories, Local Repertoires: Histories of British management of labour discipline in the sheep farming industry in Magallanes (Chilean Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, 1876–1945 c.)
Supervisor: Dr Robert Fletcher
ePortfolio: TBC

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Hamoud, Samir
No Photo Available 
Samir Hamdoud

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

 

Hanley-Smith, Natalie
No Photo Available 
Natalie Hanley-Smith

Thesis: The Menage à trois and other unconventional relationships, c1780-1830
Supervisors: Professor Mark Philp and Dr Sarah Richardson
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1559414
 

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: TBC

Hunt, Christopher
No Photo Available 
Christopher Hunt

Thesis: Investigating the Tradescant Cabinet
Supervisor: Professor Claudia Stein
ePortfolio: tbc

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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: TBC

 

Luttrell, Thomas
No Photo Available 
Thomas Luttrell

Thesis: Alternative Discourses: religious toleration in context, 1603-1647
Supervisors: Professor Mark Knights and Professor Peter Marshall
ePortfolio: tbc
 

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Ma, Jinping
Ma Jinping 
Jinping Ma

Thesis: Mind, Nation and Medicine: Mental Health Care in Republican Shanghai
Supervisors: Professor Mathew Thomson and Professor Anne Gerritsen 
ePortfolio: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1458546

 

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: TBC

 

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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Narayan, Rosalyn
 Rosalyn Narayan 
Rosalyn Narayan
Thesis: Reporting the Colour Line: Fear of Slave Rebellion in the Southern US Press 1830 - 1860
Supervisor: Professor Tim Lockley
eportfolio: tbc
Ni, Leiyun
No Photo Available 
Leiyun Ni

Thesis: Tbc
Supervisor: Professor Anne Gerritsen & Dr Song-Chuan Chen
ePortfolio: tbc
 

Nicoll, David G. W.
David Nicoll 
David G. W. Nicoll

Thesis: The relationship between the French Reformed nobility and pastors in the French Midi (1555-1598)
Supervisor: Professor Penny Roberts
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1659921
 

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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 

 

Price, Jenny
Jenny Price 
Jenny Price

Thesis: Democratization in Eastern Germany 1989-1994
Supervisors: Professor David Anderson and Professor Jan Palmoski
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/jennyprice

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Qing, Qianwen
No Photo Available
Qianwen Qing

Thesis: Corruption and the Colonies 1650-1750
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: tbc

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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: TBC

Rudra, Shalini
No Photo AvailableShalini Rudra

Thesis: ‘What’s at stake in the fake?’
Supervisors: Prof Sarah Hodges
ePortfolio: TBC

 

Rutherford, Beckie
No Photo Available 
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: Professor David Anderson, Dr Claire Shaw, 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
No Photo Available 
Connor Talbot

Thesis: Tbc
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: tbc
 

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

 

Taylor, Edward
Edward Taylor 
Edward Taylor

Thesis: The evolution of partisan news and comment in the periodical press in early modern Britain, c1641-1720
Supervisor: Professor Mark Knights
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1557107
 

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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Valerio, Liana-Beatrice
Liana-Beatrice Valerio 
Liana-Beatrice Valerio

Thesis: Fear, Honour and Bravado: Slave Rebellions in the Elite White Male Psyche in South Carolina and Cuba
Supervisors: Dr Camilia Cowling and Professor Tim Lockley
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/study/csde/gsp/eportfolio/directory/pg/live/amujav
 
 

Velasco Reyes, Christian
Christian Velasco Reyes 
Christian Velasco Reyes

Thesis: The Kenyan financial system: from motionless to rashness, 1950-1990
Supervisors: Professor David Anderson and Professor Dan Branch
ePortfolio: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/eportfolios/u1559738
 

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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: n/a
 

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
No Photo Available 
Yitian Wu

Thesis: The East African Asian Immigration into the UK, 1968-1973
Supervisor: Professor Daniel Branch
ePortfolio: tbc