Teaching and Lectures

Seminar Tutor (2012-2014): North America: Themes & Problems, University of Warwick

Guest Lecturer: The History of the ‘British Invasion’, The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, 1 November 2012


Review of Rick Dodgson, It’s All a Kind of Magic: The Young Ken Kesey (Madison University of Wisconsin Press, 2013), in H-Net Reviews, September 2014

A Very British Invasion: The Beatles In America,  with Dr Roger Fagge, Warwick News & Events Feature

Music and “four nation” identity‘, Four Nations History Network

All hail Beatlemania — when culture crossed the pond‘, The Conversation, 7 February 2014

Review of Thomas Solomon (ed), Music and Identity in Norway and Beyond (Fagbokforlaget: 2011), in Popular Music, 33:2 (2014)

Review of Laurie Stras (ed.), She’s So Fine: Reflections on Whiteness, Feminitity, Adolescence and Class in 1960s Music (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), in Retrospectives: A Postgraduate History Journal, 3:1 (2014)

Review of Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay (eds), White Riot: Punk Rock and the Politics of Race (London: Verso, 2011), in Popular Music, 32:1 (2013)

Funding and Prizes

Humanities Research Fund, Conference Travel Bursary, £300, July 2014

Postgraduate Award, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Learning and Development Centre, March 2014

Humanities Research Fund, Conference Travel Bursary, £150, December 2013

Humanities Research Fund, Conference Travel Bursary, £500, March 2013

Humanities Research Centre, Conference Funding, £750, October 2012 (Conference September 2013)

Early Modern Forum, Conference Funding, £500, October 2012 (Conference September 2013)

Warwick History Department, Conference Funding, £150, October 2012 (Conference September 2013)


Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)

British Association for American Studies (BAAS)

Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

Phi Beta Kappa


Assistant Editor (2014): US Studies Online, The BAAS Postgraduate Journal

Reviewer (2014-): BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies

Founder and Editor (2011-2013), Reviewer (2013-2014): Retrospectives: A History Postgraduate Journal

Convenor: ‘Formations and Representations of British National Identity’, University of Warwick, 19-20 September 2013
Keynote Speaker: Dr Christine Berberich, University of Portsmouth, Podcast

Co-Convenor: ‘Researcher Workshop with Honorary Professor Vivian Nutton‘, University of Warwick, 29 January 2013
Audio Editor of Podcasts by Honorary Professor Vivian Nutton, Aileen Das (Classics) and Rebecca Taylor (Classics)

Postgraduate Representative (2011-2013): Research Ethics Committee

Podcast: ‘Music, Festivals and Celebrations‘ with Claire Wooldridge as part of ‘Now and Then’, Early Modern Forum

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