Works in Progress

  • Retail Citizenship: Market, State, and the Right to Sell in Modern Britain (book manuscript)
  • “‘We Use Our Colour For That’: Selling Racial Authenticity in Pre-Windrush Britain” (article under review)
  • “Markets”, chapter in Simon Gunn, Peter Mandler, and Otto Saumarez Smith (eds.), The Modern British City (invited submission)

Peer Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Where was Entrepreneurship in Post-War Britain?: Freedom, Family, and Choice in Modern British Shopping Cultures”, chapter in Aled Davies, Ben Jackson, and Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (eds.), The Neoliberal Age? Politics, Economy, Society and Culture in late Twentieth Century Britain (UCL Press 2021) Full Book
  • “Cost-Benefit Break Down: Unplannable Spaces in 1970s Glasgow.” Urban History, no. 2 (2019): 309-330 *Winner of the Dyos Prize
  • “Commercial Heritage as Democratic Action: Historicizing the ‘Save the Market’ Campaigns in Bradford and Chesterfield, 1969-1976.” Twentieth Century British History 29, no. 3 (2018): 459-484
  • “Sunday Rites or Sunday Rights? Anglo-Jewish Traders and the Negotiability of the Mid-Century Sabbath.” History of Retailing and Consumption 2, no. 1 (2016): 68-83

Public Engagement

  • “Race and Difference in Local Record Office Archives”, North American Conference on British Studies, June 27, 2017
  • “Sunday Trading Controversies: Private Enterprise Meets Public Oversight”, Connecting Collections Blog Series, The National Archives (UK), May 4, 2017
  • “Who is Afforded (and who can Afford) the Archive?”, Modern British Studies Blog, University of Birmingham, August 6, 2015

Recent Conference Presentations

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