Andrew Jackson Committee member
Andrew’s research background is in history, geography and rural sociology. Current research and publication interests include: nineteenth and twentieth-century rural and urban change; theory and practice in community, local and regional history; public history; history and heritage education, the significance of digitisation for archives, heritage and e-learning; newspaper and media history; and histories of Lincoln, Lincolnshire and Devon; the Lincolnshire poet Bernard Samuel Gilbert.
He is currently Reviews Editor for the International Journal of Regional and Local History. In addition to the Social History Society, Andrew is on the committees of the History of Lincolnshire, the Survey of Lincoln, and Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (Local History). He also sits on the City of Lincoln Council Historic Environment Advisory Panel.
- ‘The cooperative movement and the education of working men and women: provision by a local society in Lincoln, England, 1861-1914’ in the International Labor and Working Class History (2016)
- ‘Civic identity, municipal governance and provincial newspapers: the Lincoln of Bernard Gilbert, poet, critic and “booster”, 1914’ in Urban History (2015)
- ‘The “open-closed” settlement model and the interdisciplinary formulations of Dennis Mills: conceptualising local rural change’ in Rural History (2012)
- ‘Problems and practice in “community-focused” local history: on the Ermine, a council estate in 1950s and ’60s Lincoln’ in the International Journal of Regional and Local Studies (2010)
- ‘Local and regional history as heritage: the heritage process and conceptualising the purpose and practice of local historians’ in the International Journal of Heritage Studies (2008)