Experiencing Pregnancy in Georgian Britain: Representations and Realities
Public Engagement & Impact
- Volunteer transcriber on Coram's Voices Through Time project, which is a four year project that will provide insight into the lives of children and young people who lived at the Foundling Hospital, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. (December 2020-Present)
- Curator of archival exhibition 'What the Butler Saw': 50 Years On, University of Leicester Archives and Special Collections (2019)
Other Research Interests
- Digital Humanities
- Widening Participation
- Maternity & Motherhood
- The Body
- Eighteenth-Century Charities
- Life Writing & Correspondence
- Periodicals & Print Culture
- Museums & Heritage
- Perceptions of Pregnancy Researcher Network
- British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
- Women's History Network
- Royal Historical Society
- Institute of Historical Research History Lab
Scholarships and Prizes
- Waddington MA Prize, awarded to the best dissertation on the English Studies MA.
- College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Masters Excellence Scholarship.
- Dr Wallace Henry Prize, awarded to the final-year undergraduate English student with the highest average across second- and third-year modules.
- Waddington Prize, awarded to the three final year undergraduate English students with the highest mark.
2019 – 2020: University of Leicester, English Studies MA – Distinction
- Dissertation: The Magdalen House in Eighteenth-Century Literature: Penitent Prostitutes, Public Response, and Literary Representations.
2016 – 2019: University of Leicester, English BA – First Class Honours
- Dissertation: The Role of Mistresses in The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless (1751): Virtue, Value, Desire and Disposal.