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Christopher Price

Lecturer in History, York St John University

Christopher Price graduated with a PhD in History from the University of York in 1999 and was awarded the British International History Group Thesis Prize in 2000. He has taught at the Universities of York and Liverpool and was appointed Lecturer in History and American Studies at York St John in 2012.

He has broad teaching experience in the British, US and wider international history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

His research interests encompass political, economic and military history with a particular focus on British and US history in the period surrounding the Great Depression and the two World Wars. His most recent publications in 2014 and 2015 explore the scientific and mathematical bases of British performance in twentieth century conflicts. His earlier publications investigated the performance of the British and US economies in the interwar period and the economic and financial basis of Anglo-American relations in the re-armament period before the outbreak of war in 1939. He also published the first academic article dealing with the 1942 Baedeker Raid on York.

He is a founder member of the York Historical Warfare Analysis Group (YHWAG).


  • –present
    Lecturer in History, York St John University