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Every member of the History and Politics team is qualified to supervise to PhD level in the following areas:

  • Professor  Hakim Adi, African Diaspora; Black British History; inter-war politics; Communism; and pan-Africanism
  • Dr Stuart Aveyard, Modern British and Irish History and Politics; comparative issues in study of terrorism
  • Dr Mark Bryant Early modern France; royalty and the court; Versailles.
  • Professor Andrew Chandler is Professor of Modern History, he can supervise on British church history in the 20th century.
  • Professor Hugo Frey 20th century Europe with a specialist interest in French cultural history; War and cultural memory; Filmic representations of history; comics and graphic novels.
  • Dr Kate Law specialises in women’s history; gender history; African history; British Imperial history, and medical history.
  • Emerita Professor Sue Morgan 19th and 20th century women’s and gender history; modern religious history; history of sexuality and moral reform; feminist theory and history.
  • Dr Mandy Richardson Heritage studies; Landscape in the medieval period
  • Dr Andrew Smith specialises in Modern French History and Politics and the politics of protest; he is also a wine specialist
  • Dr Alex Sutton International Political Economy; British Politics; Marxist thought; Imperialism and Imperial History
  • Dr Danae Tankard Cultural history of death, c.1300 to 1900 and rural social history, c.1300 to 1900, early modern fashion history
  • Professor Ross Wilson Modern British and American History, Great War (1914-1918), New York, Health and Safety History