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Gareth Roddy is a Lecturer in Modern British and Irish History in the Department of Humanities. He joined the Department as a Lecturer in September 2023, following on from his Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, 2020-23. He previously taught at the University of Sheffield, where he completed his doctoral thesis in 2019. Gareth is a historian of modern Britain and Ireland, and is particularly interested in landscapes and identity, borders, peripheries, and the history of travel and tourism.

Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD, Into the West: The Literature of Travel in the Western Peripheries of the British-Irish Isles, c.1880-c.1940. , University of Sheffield


Award Date: 30 Apr 2020

History, MRes, 'Westward on the High-Hilled Plains': the literature of Shropshire and the early twentieth century imagination, 1896–c.1939


Award Date: 1 Sept 2015

History, BA (Hons), The Music of George Butterworth and the Reception of the English Pastoral, University of Oxford


Award Date: 1 Jun 2013


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