Department Name Department of History
Institution Name University of Warwick

Departmental Information

Department Profile The Department of History at Warwick University is one of the largest history departments in the UK, with a strong international reputation and high rankings in university guides and surveys. It was rated second-equal nationally in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and was rated Excellent in the most recent Teaching Quality Assessment. Warwick History attracts staff and students of high calibre from both the UK and overseas.
Faculty Teaching Staff Professor David Arnold; Dr Roberta Bivins; Professor David Hardiman; Dr Sarah Hodges; Professor Hilary Marland; PD Dr Christoph Mick; Dr Claudia Stein;
Research Staff Dr Jane Adams; Dr Elaine Leong; Dr Ingrid Sykes; Dr Jonathan Toms; Dr. Marie Thebaud-Sorger;
Areas of Expertise History of science, environment, technology and medicine; Technology, medicine and immigration in the 20th century; post-war medical research and healthcare delivery patterns in the UK and USA; medical missionaries; healing practices of Indian adivasis; history of modern science and medicine; Social history of medicine in England and the Netherlands; history of midwifery, childbirth, childhood, public health and insanity; history of science and technology; History of medicine in early modern Germany; sexuality and gender in early-modern Europe;
Special Resources The Modern Records Centre with its large collection of health Trade Union records and occupational health materials; eighteenth century materials, including periodicals (also in connection with the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies).

Course & Degrees

Undergraduate Courses BA in History and Sociology: Contemporary Health Issues;Taught
Postgraduate Courses MA in Modern History and MA in History of Medicine, with courses such as Psychological Subjects: Identity, Health and Culture in Twentieth-Century Britain; Dangerous Bodies: Women and Modern Medicine, 1830-1950; : Themes and Methods in Medical History; Science, Medicine and Nature in the French Enlightenment;
Research Degrees MPhil; PhD

Contact Details

Contact Name Mrs Siobhan Watts, Administrator of the Centre for the History of Medicine
Postal Address Department of History, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
Phone +44 (02476572601 (int 72601)
Email [email protected]