Lecturer in Sport Policy, Management, and International Development; School Library and Academic Computing Coordinator
I am trained as an historian. I have previously been employed by Glasgow and Kingston Universities as a tutor and sessional lecturer, and I have taught on a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in sports studies, Scottish studies and history.
Additionally, I have a practical background in recreation via the Scouting movement, both in the UK and the US.
I am the secretary of the British Society of Sports History, and the organiser of the BSSH’s regional Scottish network. I have experience in organising conferences and symposia. Additionally, I have peer-reviewed manuscripts for several scholarly journals, including Sport in History, International Journal of the History of Sport, Women’s History Review, and the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies. I actively review books for a variety of international publications.
I am able to supervise PhD the topics listed in the research tab. Additionally, I have the knowledge base to supervise other projects, including in the following areas:
My research interests are primarily in the history of Scottish, British, and ‘North Atlantic’ sport. My work is based on archival research, document analysis, and other qualitative methods. Themes of my work include: