Reader in Modern History, University of York

Mark sits on the committee as our representative to the Economic History Society.

Mark was educated at Cambridge and Oxford and is a Leverhulme Research Fellow and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He works on the economic and social history of modern Britain, taking a keen interest in black markets, underground economies and the informal sector. He is currently researching and writing his second book about organised crime in mid-twentieth-century Britain with funding from the Leverhulme Trust.

His first book Black Market Britain: 1939-1955, published by Oxford University Press, was shortlisted and awarded Proxime Accessit for the 2013 Royal Historical Society Whitfield Book Prize.

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