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

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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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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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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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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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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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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