- Primary position:
- Other positions:
- Senior Tutor, 18th Century Studies MA convenor
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.
The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)
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.
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.