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Linsey Robb is a social and cultural historian of warfare. She completed her undergraduate degree and PhD at the University of Strathclyde (with an MSc in Social History from the University of Glasgow), graduating for the final time in July 2013. After graduation Linsey worked on the AHRC-funded oral history project ‘Masculinities Challenged?’, a large-scale oral history project examining the lives of men in reserved occupations during the Second World War. She then taught at Teesside University (2015-2017) before joining Northumbria University in September 2017.

Research interests

Linsey is predominantly interested in the civilian experience of modern warfare. Her previous research focused on the lived experiences and cultural representations of civilian men at work in the Second World War. Her current research predominatly focuses on the lives of British Conscientious Objectors in the Second World War.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD

30 Sept 201231 Dec 2099

Award Date: 30 Sept 2012

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