Reader in History, Aberystwyth University

Dr Sian Nicholas is Reader in Modern British History at Aberystwyth. She studied History at the University of Cambridge and Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before completing her DPhil thesis (on the BBC's role on the home front during the Second World War) at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Lord (Asa) Briggs. She has taught at Aberystwyth since 1992, where she specialises in modern British history, in particular the social history of the First and Second World Wars, and the history of the mass media, especially the press and broadcasting.

Experience

  • –present
    Reader in History, Aberystwyth University