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Cirriculum Vitae

Teaching and Lectures

Teaching Fellow (2014-2015): Reform, Revolt and Reaction in the US, University of Warwick

Seminar Tutor (2012-2015): North America: Themes & Problems, University of Warwick

Guest Lecturer: The History of the 'British Invasion', The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, 1 November 2012


Review of Rick Dodgson, It's All a Kind of Magic: The Young Ken Kesey (Madison University of Wisconsin Press, 2013), in H-Net Reviews, September 2014

A Very British Invasion: The Beatles In America, with Dr Roger Fagge, Warwick News & Events Feature

'Music and "four nation" identity', Four Nations History Network

'All hail Beatlemania -- when culture crossed the pond', The Conversation, 7 February 2014

Review of Thomas Solomon (ed), Music and Identity in Norway and Beyond (Fagbokforlaget: 2011), in Popular Music, 33:2 (2014)

Review of Laurie Stras (ed.), She's So Fine: Reflections on Whiteness, Feminitity, Adolescence and Class in 1960s Music (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), in Retrospectives, 3:1 (2014)

Review of Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay (eds), White Riot: Punk Rock and the Politics of Race (London: Verso, 2011) in Popular Music, 32:1 (2013)


Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)

British Association for American Studies (BAAS)

Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

Phi Beta Kappa

Administrative Responsibilities

Founder and Editor (2011-2013), Reviewer (2013-): Retrospectives: A History Postgraduate Journal

Assistant Editor (2014-2016, expected): US Studies Online, The BAAS Postgraduate Journal

Reviewer (2014-): BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies

Convenor: 'Formations and Representations of British National Identity', University of Warwick, 19-20 September 2013
Keynote Speaker: Dr Christine Berberich, University of Portsmouth, Podcast

Co-Convenor: 'Researcher Workshop with Honorary Professor Vivian Nutton', University of Warwick, 29 January 2013
Audio Editor of Podcasts by Honorary Professor Vivian Nutton, Aileen Das (Classics) and Rebecca Taylor (Classics)

Postgraduate Representative (2011-2013): Research Ethics Committee

Podcast: 'Music, Festivals and Celebrations' with Claire Wooldridge as part of 'Now and Then', Early Modern Forum

Funding and Prizes

Humanities Research Fund, Conference Travel Bursary, £300, July 2014

Postgraduate Award, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Learning and Development Centre, March 2014

Humanities Research Fund, Conference Travel Bursary, £150, December 2013

Humanities Research Fund, Conference Travel Bursary, £500, March 2013

Humanities Research Centre, Conference Funding, £750, September 2013

Early Modern Forum, Conference Funding, £500, September 2013

Warwick History Department, Conference Funding, £150, September 2013


Postgraduate Teaching Award: Teaching and Learning In Higher Education, Learning and Development Centre, February 2013-January 2014

'Oral History Training Course', Oral History Network, Organised by Dr Angela Davis, Spring 2012

'Organising Conferences', Research Student Skills Programme, February 2012

'Speed Reading', Research Student Skills Programme, November 2011

'How to Be An Effective Researcher', Research Student Skills Programme, October 2011