BA (Cambridge), MA (Durham), PhD (Cambridge), FRHistS
Senior Lecturer in Modern British History
Director of Education
Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 3896
Paul Corthorn studied at the universities of Cambridge and Durham. Before coming to Queen’s in 2006, he held lectureships at Anglia Ruskin, Liverpool and Oxford universities. He is joint editor of the Labour History Review and an Associate of the Cold War Studies Programme at the London School of Economics. In 2009 he won a QUB ‘Rising Stars’ Teaching Award. In 2012 he was a By-Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge.
Paul Corthorn’s research is concerned with twentieth-century British history, particularly the ways in which it has been influenced by international developments. He has produced a book on the Left’s political and ideological responses to the rise of international fascism in the 1930s and is now working, with initial funding from the British Academy, on various aspects of the Cold War in Britain. He is also Co-Investigator of the Leverhulme-funded project ‘The Politics of Consumer Credit in the UK 1938-92’, directed by Dr Sean O’Connell.
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Dr Paul Corthorn teaches on the following programmes / modules:
|HIS2019||The Making of Modern Britain|
|HIS2018||The Making of Contemporary Britain|
|HIS3042||Britain and the Cold War|
|MHY7079||Topics in British History|