Head of School of Humanities, Bishop Grosseteste University

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.

Key Publications