Associate Fellow, Department of History, University of Warwick
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*From September 2017 I will be based in the History Faculty at the University of Cambridge.
I am a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the History Feaculty at the University of Cambridge. I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate studies in History at the University of Warwick, where I held a Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern British History from 2015-2017. In 2014-2015 I worked as a programme co-ordinator at the University of Oxford for the interdisciplinary research Centre Women in the Humanities (WiH), led by Dr Selina Todd and Dr Senia Paseta and co-ordinated the History Faculty’s Centre for Gender, Identity and Subjectivity.
- 2017-2021: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, St John's College, History Faculty, University of Cambridge
- 2015-July 2017: Teaching Fellow in Early Modern British History, University of Warwick.
- 2015-2019: Steering Committee member of the Women's History Network and deputy editor of their journal: Women's History.
- 2015-2016: Project Co-ordinator for Women in the Humanities, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (University of Oxford).
- 2015: Senior Editor Exchanges: The Warwick Research Journal, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick.
- 2014-2015: Co-ordinator for the Centre of Gender, Identity and Subjectivity, University of Oxford.
- 2014-2015: Part-time Tutor and Lecturer, Department of History, University of Warwick.
- 2011-2014: PhD, History, University of Warwick (thesis passed with no corrections). Funded by the Warwick Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Chancellor's Scholarship) and supervised by Emeritus Professor Bernard Capp and Professor Mark Knights.
- 2009-2010: MA Religious and Social History 1500-1750, University of Warwick. Distinction. Winner of the Sir John Elliott prize for 'Most Outstanding History MA 2009-2010'.
- 2006-2009: BA (Hons.), History, University of Warwick. First class.
- Monograph: Female Friends and the Making of Transatlantic Quakerism, 1650-1750 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History: Cambridge University Press, 2018). (Under Contract).
- 'Providence, Punishment and Identity Formation in the Late-Stuart Quaker Community, c.1650-1700', The Seventeenth Century (November, 2016): doi: 10.1080/0268117X.2016.1246261
- ‘In pursuit of heavenly guidance: the religious context of Catherine Exley’s Life and Writings’, in Rebecca Probert (ed.), Catherine Exley’s Diary: The Life and Times of a Camp-follower in the Peninsular War (Brandram, 2014).
- "None fitter to do the husband's work': Women, domesticity and the household in the transatlantic Quaker movement', in Newberry Essays in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Vol. 7 (Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2013).
- Illegitimate Pregnancy and the Social and Legal Construction of Infanticide in Early Modern England History & Policy Parenting Forum (March 2017).
- ‘Was Scotland’s Darien disaster the first great Panama financial scandal?’ The Conversation (11 April 2016).
- ‘‘The Lord hath joined us together’: Spiritual Friendship and Quaker women's alliances’, BBC Radio 4 Blog '500 Years of Friendship' (April 2014).
- ‘Mary Weston: Quaker Preacher and Missionary (1712–1766)’, biography and podcast for the ‘Brief Lives’ Project with the Warwick Early Modern Forum (May 2013).
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Teaching Academy following successful completion of the Postgraduate Teaching Award: Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. The portfolio was awarded commendation for its ‘outstanding’ quality and deep engagement with and reflection on the relevant theoretical literature.
- 2015-2017: Module convenor for HI275 The British Problem (second year option module)
- 2016-2017: Seminar tutor and Lecturer for HI203 The European World (core module for second year undergraduates)
- 2016-17: Lecturer on HI993 Themes & Approaches in the Historical Study of Religious Cultures (MA in Early Modern History)
- 2015-2016: Seminar tutor and Lecturer for HI271 Politics, Literature and Ideas in Stuart England (second year option module)
- 2015-2016: Lecturer on HI971 Approaches to Early Modernity (MA in Early Modern Religious and Social History)
- 2015-2016: Lecturer for HI203 The European World (core module for second year undergraduates)
- 2014-2015: Seminar tutor and Lecturer for HI266 Deviance and Non-conformity (second year option module).
- 2014-2015: Seminar tutor and Lecturer for AM204 Early American Social History (second year option module).
2012-2013: Seminar tutor for HI203 The European World, 1500-1750 (core module for second year undergraduates).
- 2011-2015: Lecturer for 'Quantitative Research Skills Essay' session for MA Warwick history students.
Honours, Grants and Awards (select)
- 2017-2020: Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship with match funding from the Isaac Newton Trust, University of Cambridge
- 2017-2020: College Research Associateship at St John's College, University of Cambridge
- 2016-2017: John Brockway Huntington Foundation Fellow, Huntington Library, California
- 2016: QMCECS/BSECS Early Career Visiting Fellowship (joint award from the Queen Mary Centre for
Eighteenth Century Studies / British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies)
- 2016: Nominated and long-listed for ‘Unsung Hero Award’ for the Warwick Staff Awards
- 2011-2014: Warwick Postgraduate Research Scholarship.
- 2015: Recognition Award for Excellence by Oxford Faculty of History
- 2014: Royal Historical Society Research Support Award
- 2013: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Visiting Research Fellowship awarded by Warwick Centre Studies for the Renaissance
- 2013: Newberry Center for the Renaissance Studies Consortium Travel Grant
- 2012-2013: Callum MacDonald Memorial Bursary
- 2012: Economic History Society Research Fund for Graduate Students
- 2009-2010: Winner of the Sir John Elliott prize for 'Most Outstanding History MA, 2009-2010'
- Malcolm Gaskill, Between Two Worlds: How the British Became Americans (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), in English Historical Review (June, 2016).
- Sarah Apetrei and Hannah Smith (eds.), Religion and Women in Britain, c.1660-1760 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014), in Gender & History (May, 2015).
- Veerle Fraeters and Imke de Gier (eds.), Mulieres Religiosae: Shaping Female Spiritual Authority in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2014), in History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland (2015).
- Emily Clark and Mary Laven (eds.), Women and Religion in the Atlantic Age, 1550-1900 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), in History of Women Religious of Britian and Ireland (2014).
- Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), in Journal of Ecclesiastical History, vol. 66, no. 1 (January 2015), pp. 204-5.
- Susan E. Klepp and Karin Wulf (eds.), The Diary of Hannah Callender Sansom: Sense and Sensibility in the Age of the American Revolution (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010), in Quaker Studies (March, 2013).
Public Engagement, Personal Development and Other Responsibilities
- May 2017: 'Cultures of Exclusion in the Early Modern World: Enemies and Strangers' co-organiser with Kathryn Woods: https://culturesofexclusion.wordpress.com/
- 2014-2015: Co-ordinator for the Oxford Research Centre for Gender, Identity and Subjectivity
- 2013 onwards : Network Administrator and contributor for the AHRC-funded Warwick Early Modern Forum.
- October 2012-present: Co-organiser of the Warwick Early Modern Seminar Series.
- 2013 onwards: Member of the Warwick-Queen Mary Collaboration on the concepts and practices of friendship in the eighteenth century.
Other Positions of Responsibility:
- 2013-2014: Consultant and contributor for the BBC Radio Series '500 Years of Friendship' (24 March - 11 April 2014). Article published on the accompanying blog entitled: ‘‘The Lord hath joined us together’: Spiritual Friendship and Quaker women's alliances’, BBC Radio 4 Blog '500 Years of Friendship' (April, 2014).
- 10 June 2013: Convenor of one-day interdisciplinary conference at Warwick entitled: 'Domestic dissidents: a reexamination of the lives, exchanges and everyday experiences of radical religious women, 1500-1800'. View full conference report on HRC Conference Archive.
- January 2013: Index Compiler for Dr Sarah Richardson's publication: The Political Worlds of Women: Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain (London: Routledge, 2013).
- September 2012: During a four-week research visit to Pennsylvania, I was supported by the International Police Association (IPA). During my stay, I was interviewed about my research and my experiences with the IPA on the local TV station. A newspaper interview was also published in the Times Herald, Montgomery County, PA.
- 2010-2011: Electronic Content Editor for Nelson Thornes (Oxford University Press). As Electronic Content Editor I was responsible for managing, scheduling and planning the editorial process of electronic content for GCSE and A-Level publications.
Professional Development (Select):
- ‘Applying new digital methods to the humanities’, funded by the AHRC and supported by TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities), British Library (27 June 2014).
- From Manuscript to Print: an Introduction to Paleography, run by the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance (January-March 2011).
- Copyediting and editing in Word course, run by the Publishing Training Centre (November 2011).
Invited Talks Presented and Forthcoming
- ‘Friends and Foes in the Early Quaker Community’. Print and Materiality Seminar Series, John Rylands, University of Manchester (17 December).
- ‘Gender, Identity and Itinerancy in the Transatlantic Quaker Community: the Travels and Trials of Mary Weston, Quaker Preacher and Missionary, 1712-1766, Gender and History in the Americas Seminar Series, Institute of Historical Research, London (2 November).
- ‘Imaginary Friends: Female Belonging and Identity within the Transatlantic Quaker Community’. Gender, Women and Culture Seminar Series, University of Oxford (19 May).
- 'The Life and Times of Catherine Exley: The Religious Context'. The Life and Times of Catherine Exley, University of Warwick, jointly organised by the Law and History Departments, (28 June).
- ‘[T]hy lawful work, and thy duty’: daily life and the domestic experiences of women within the transatlantic Quaker community, 1650-c.1750’, RHS Postgraduate Speaker Series, Newcastle University, and Guest speaker for 10th Annual Postgraduate Conference: ‘Exploring Connections: Networks, Communications and Identities’ (23-24 May).
- 'Piety Promoted': The everyday lives and experiences of Quaker women in a transatlantic religious community, c.1650-c.1750'. Woodbrooke College Birmingham, Centre for Postgraduate Quaker Studies (14 June).