Staff Profiles: Dr. Vicky Morrisroe

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Dr. Vicky Morrisroe

Staff Profile: Dr. Vicky Morrisroe
Senior Lecturer in History

Dr. Vicky Morrisroe

Dr. Vicky Morrisroe

Senior Lecturer in History

History, Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

I have a specialist interest in European Intellectual History, and am particularly interested in the relationship between race, religion and historiography in the nineteenth century.

Biography

I have a specialist interest in European Intellectual History and am particularly interested in the relationship between race, religion and historiography in the nineteenth century. My BA dissertation considered the intellectual consequences of the French Revolution; my MA research focused on the theological origins of the British Welfare State; and my PhD looked at the historical writings of the Victorian intellectual E.A. Freeman.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) History University of Manchester 2006
MA History University of Manchester 2006
PhD History University of Manchester 2010
PGCHE PGCHE University of Gloucestershire 2011

Awards

AHRC Funding, PhD, University of Manchester (2006-2009)

Membership of professional bodies

I am a member of the Higher Education Academy,

Teaching and research

Teaching

Georgian Britain, 1714-1830

Victorian Values: Class, Culture and Religion

Politics and Empire in the Era of Gladstone and Disraeli

Britain in the Age of Extremes, 1900-1945

Conflict and Consensus in Post-war Britain

Level

Undergraduate

Research

I have a specialist interest in European Intellectual History, focusing particularly on the relationship between race, religion and historiography in the nineteenth century.

I am currently working on a number of research projects including work on G.B. Vico and Thomas Arnold, and a monograph entitled Troubled Mirrors: Historical Time and the Problem of Progress in European Thought.