Academic staff

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  • Attwood, Dr Rachael

    Lecturer in History

    Rachael Attwood was awarded a PhD from UCL in 2013. Her doctoral thesis examines the politics of activism against trafficking...

  • Broch, Dr Ludivine

    Lecturer in History

    I was awarded a DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2010. My doctoral thesis, funded by the AHRC, explored...

  • Catterall, Professor Pippa

    Professor of History and Policy

    After a history degree at Cambridge (1984) I undertook my doctoral thesis on religion and politics in inter-war Britain at...

  • Doherty, Dr Martin

    Principal Lecturer

    I studied History and Politics at the London School of Economics, the Queen's University of Belfast, the Polytechnic of Central...

  • Glew, Dr Helen

    Senior Lecturer in History

    I graduated with a BA Honours in English Literature & History from the University of Lancaster, from where I also...

  • Law, Dr John

    Research Fellow

    After a career in the City of London, John turned to academia and received a Master's in London Studies from...

  • Lynch, Dr Frances

    Reader in History

    I joined the University of Westminster as Reader in French Studies in 1995. Before that I had been a lecturer...

  • Seidel, Dr Katja

    Senior Lecturer

    I am a Senior Lecturer in History in the School of Humanities. I hold a combined BA/MA in History and...

  • Smylie, Dr Patrick

    Senior Lecturer

    Patrick Smylie studied Modern History at the University of Westminster from 2003-06, where he gained a First Class BA (Hons)....

  • Speiser, Dr Peter

    Senior Lecturer in History

    Peter graduated in Modern History at the University of Westminster in 2005 with First Class Honours. He then went on...


Research in economic, political and social history.

Workers on the Barbican redevelopment project.


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