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Doctor David Cox

Dr David Cox

Lecturer B

Research interests

  • Race
  • Folklore
  • Magic

More research


David specialises in the cultural and intellectual history of the nineteenth-century United States. In particular, he is interested in the racial politics of discourse on African American culture.

Having earned his BA and MA at the University of Sheffield, David moved to the University of Cambridge where he completed his PhD. Before joining the department, David lectured in American history at the University of Swansea and the University of Sheffield.

David is co-convenor of the North American History Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research.