Academic staff

Dr Katrina Navickas

Katrina NavickasKatrina Navickas researches popular politics and protest in northern England in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. She seeks to promote the study of regional history as the best medium between in-depth local studies and generalised national surveys. Her second monograph, Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848, is published by Manchester University Press.

She is joint-editor of the Explorations in Regional History series for UH Press, and one of the editors of the International Journal of Regional and Local History, published by Taylor & Francis.

Dr Julie Moore

Julie Moore Julie Moore researches the history of 19th and early 20th century society in Hertfordshire, particularly focusing on farmers and rural life, and she is a research fellow of the Heritage Hub

Dr Sarah Lloyd is chair of the Heritage Hub

  • Sarah Lloyd
  • Prof Owen Davies works on witchcraft and magic in Europe and America as well as landscape history
  • Dr Ceri Houlbrook is Early Career Research Fellow in Intangible Cultural Heritage

Postdoctoral and postgraduate students

Dianne Shepherd - PhD - women's political agency in the East End of London in the later 19th century

David Noble - PhD - Primitive Methodism in 19th century Hertfordshire

Megan Saunders - MA by Research - women and gardening in the later 19th century

Peter Elliott - PhD - the history of the aircraft museum in Britain

Associate members

Dr Dave Postles, honorary senior research fellow

Andrew Green, senior research fellow

Dr Matthew White

Recent research publications and theses by our members: