Dr Ross English gained his PhD in 1999 from the Department of American Studies at the University of Keele, researching environmental policy in the United States Congress. It was his third degree from Keele, following an Bachelors in History and Politics and a Masters in United States History and Politics. Following a short spell working in government he joined the University of Reading as lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations and the Department of American Studies, where he stayed for seven years. From there he moved to the University of Sussex to work in researcher development with the research council funded organisation Vitae while continuing to lecture part-time first at Birkbeck and then at the University of Westminster. In 2013 he moved into researcher development full-time and now works as Researcher Development Advisor in the Graduate School, King’s College London.
King’s College London’s Researcher Development Unit is part of the Graduate School and offers a wide range of courses and other opportunities for postgraduate research students and research staff to develop the skills they need in their current positions and future careers. Ross is the Researcher Development Advisor with responsibility for postgraduate research students and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this interview, Ross discusses the nature of historical writing, writing as a process, and evaluates advice on writing history.
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This podcast was recorded on a Zoom H2 Handy Recorder set for 2 channel 360° recording and edited using Audacity.