History is nothing without historians, so here are ours...

Steven Bishop

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Steven is currently a PhD student at the University of Essex in the department of History.

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Ryan Clarke

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Ryan received both his undergraduate and master’s degrees in History at the University of Essex.

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Joshua de Cruz

Josh is a research student at the University of Essex in the Department of History.

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Ben Fuggle

Ironically, he can no longer remember why he got interested in studying history...

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Josh Green

Josh completed his PhD at the University of Southampton in 2017. His research focused on former psychiatric asylum sites and their continued presence in the UK, looking at themes such as memory, stigma, conservation, and governance.

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Cody Henry

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Cody is a PhD student at the University of Essex. Her research looks at the Lancashire witch trials of 1612, and how the accused witches are represented in historical record and historical fiction, thinking specifically about gender and identity.

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Amy-Jane Humphries

Amy-Jane works in the heritage sector and has recently completed her MA in History at the University of Winchester. Her thesis examined the queenship of Margaret of Anjou and Henrietta Maria during the Wars of the Roses and the British Civil Wars.

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James Jefferies

James was born in Colchester and received his Master’s in History at the University of Essex. His dissertation was on the role and memory of RAF Bomber Command during the Battle of Britain.

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Percy Lomax

Percy has completed his MA in History at Essex University and is now researching the Co-operative Movement for his PhD at Essex. He retired from the City in 2013 and took on an outside voluntary role as Chairman of the Chelmsford Diocesan Board of Finance.

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Julie Miller

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Julie is a mature student who works as Curator of the Combined Military Services Museum in Maldon Essex.

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Mike O’Keeffe

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Mike is a retired NHS Manager, and has a strong interest in history, especially gender and women’s history.

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Ash Percival-Borley

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Ashleigh Percival-Borley is a military and gender historian having just completed an MA in War, Culture and Society and now currently studying an MA in Military History. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Combined Military Services Museum in Maldon Essex.

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Liam Redfern

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Liam received his master’s degree in history from the University of Essex in 2018 and returned at the start of this year to begin a PhD.

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Louise Rodwell

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Louise returned to Essex to complete her PhD after spending time working in the creative and cultural sector.

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Amy Saunders

Amy returned to Winchester for her PhD after working in London where she was part of the V&A’s Visitor Experience team.

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Michael Sewell

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Michael, a long-time resident of Kent, now in exile in Essex, is currently researching how the British Civil Wars were remembered in the long nineteenth century, focusing in on Colchester.

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Andy Silen-McMillin

A California native, Andy McMillin holds a bachelor's degree in Medieval Studies from the University of California at Davis. She also has credentials from the University of Oxford, in English Local History and a Mres degree from the University of Reading in Medieval Studies.

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Lewis Smith

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Lewis is a research student at the University of Essex in the Department of History.

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Paul Stickler

Paul Stickler is a former Hampshire Constabulary police officer who retired with the rank of chief superintendent. During his career he specialised in murder investigations and was seconded to the FBI in Quantico, Virginia where he studied forensic and behavioural science.

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Johanna Strong

Johanna Strong is a PhD student at the University of Winchester under the supervision of Dr Elena Woodacre and Dr Simon Sandall.

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Christopher Walklett

Chris has been teaching History to Foundation / Year 0 students here at the University for the past 7 years.

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Samantha Woodward

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Sam worked in retail for five years before coming to the University of Essex to complete her undergraduate degree in history.

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