Julie Gammon

Primary position:
Other positions:
Senior Tutor, 18th Century Studies MA convenor


The University of Southampton

My previous research has been on the construction of narratives of sexual violence in England from the 17th to early 19th centuries. It used both legal records and petitions for charity to examine how stories of rape were shaped and were changing over time.

Dr Julie Gammon's photo


The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)


Gammon, J.D. (2004) Narratives of sexual violence in England, 1640-1820, Manchester, UK, Manchester University Press


Research Interests

I am currently working on a case-study of the trial of Elizabeth Canning in 1753 to consider wider ideas about gender and deception in 18th-century England.

Teaching Responsibilities

Areas where I can offer postgraduate supervision:

Social and cultural history from the 16th to early 19th century, gender history, the history of crime and punishment, childhood and youth in history.


Dr Julie Gammon
Building 65
Faculty of Humanities
University of Southampton
Avenue Campus
SO17 1BF
United Kingdom

Room Number: 65/2069

Telephone: (023) 8059 2236
Email: J.Gammon@soton.ac.uk