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Serena Dyer


I am currently a Teaching Fellow in Early Modern European History, and an Early Career Fellow in the Institue of Advanced Studies at the University of Warwick.

I submitted my ESRC funded PhD in the department of History, entitled 'Trained to Consume: Dress and the Female Consumer in England, 1720-1820'. I was supervised by Professor Giorgio Riello.

My research interests inlcude eighteenth- and nineteenth-century material culture, retail and consumption history, fashion and dress history, women's history, and urban history.

Academic Background

2012 - 2016

PhD History (ESRC Funded), supervised by Professor Giorgio Riello, University of Warwick
Thesis: Trained to Consume: Dress and the Female Consumer in England, 1720-1820
Viva passed: 13th December 2016

2011 - 2012

MA Eighteenth Century Studies: Representations and Contexts (Distinction), University of York
Thesis: “We Will Send You What is Most Fashionable”: Sociability and the Sensory Consumption of Dress Beyond the Shop, 1760-1830

2008 - 2011

BA (Hons) History and History of Art, University of York
Thesis: The Perception and Purpose of Fashion Plates in England 1750-1820


Serena Dyer

Serena Dyer

Teaching Fellow in Early Modern European History

serena dot dyer at warwick dot ac dot uk

Office Hours:
Tuesday 11.00-12.00, Friday 16.00-17.00

Office H0.18
Department of History
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL