The focus of my research is on post-war American history. I have published on women’s history, the cold war, civil rights and gender and international relations.
I gained my first degree in Medieval and Modern History at the University of Birmingham and my Phd at the University of Nottingham. I have taught American and Canadian Studies at Birmingham since 1998. I have published in my chief research areas, Gender and International Relations, Civil Rights, and Cold War Film. I am also the Head of the School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies.