Projects and Research


Our members are working on the following projects:

  • Dr Lorenzo Costaguta, history of race and class, radicalism, and labour in the United States
  • Dr Erin Forbes, African American and U.S. literature of the long 19th century
  • Dr Kate Guthrie, American musician Leonard Bernstein and his audiences
  • Dr Sam Hitchmough, the history of Native American activism
  • Dr Mark Jackson, the ethics of relational ecologies, Indigenous law, and legacies of settler colonialism
  • Dr Sarah Jones, social and cultural historian of gender and sexuality in Britain and America
  • Dr Rowena Kennedy-Epstein, the politics, gender, and experimental forms of writing by women
  • Dr Thomas M Larkin, the history of Sino-Western interaction and colonial society
  • Dr Stephen Mawdsley, the history of Jamaica Ginger Paralysis in 1930s America
  • Professor Tariq Modood, Secularism and multiculturalism
  • Dr Saima Nasar, histories of race, empire and immigration
  • Dr Elizabeth Robles, Black artists and Black art
  • Dr Karen Skinazi, late-19th through 21st-century Jewish, multiethnic, American, and women’s literature and culture
  • Dr Mimi Thebo, creative writing, ideas of representation, and postcolonial theory
  • Dr Darius Wainwright, US-Iran relations and American public diplomacy during and after the Cold War
  • Dr Shaun Wallace, transatlantic slavery, fugitives and fugitivity in the US South
  • Dr Justin A Williams, the history of American jazz and hip-hop music

If you are working on a project or research that you would like highlighted, please get in touch.