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.
- 2000-2004: The College of New Jersey: BA (with departmental honours), History
- 2005-2010: University of Glasgow: PhD, Scottish History
Responsibilities & affiliations
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 Scottish Affairs, 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.