Career History

Sept 2014 ongoing: Research Network Coordinator and Research Assistant (Globalising and Localising the Great War; The First World War and Global Religions [AHRC funded]; A Transnational Approach to Resistance in Europe, 1936-1948 [Leverhulme Trust funded]; Doctoral Co-supervisor), Faculty of History, University of Oxford, UK

June 2004 ongoing: Associate Tutor, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK

Dec 2013 – May 2014: Research Assistant: Developing Innovative Methods for Configurative Capture of the Cultural Value of Arts and Humanities Research, Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK

Sept 2011 – Feb 2012: Part-time Lecturer, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

July 2009 – June 2010: Programme Director, Museum Studies by Distance Learning, and Associate Tutor Manager, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK

Aug 2008 – Aug 2010: Freelance Proofreader

Feb 2004 – Sept 2004: Paper Conservator, University of Edinburgh Library, UK

Dec 2003 – Jan 2004: Conservation / Preservation Consultant, East Riding Archive Service, UK

Dec 2002 – Jan 2003, June – Sept 2002: Paper Conservator, Museum Conservation Services Ltd., UK

March 1998 – April 2001: Senior Paper Conservator, The National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, NZ

June 1996 – Feb 1998: Assistant Paper Conservator, Penny Jenkins Conservation, UK

Sept 1995 – May 1996, May 1994 – March 1995: Paper Conservator, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK

Career Achievements

July 2011 ongoing: Member of the Editorial Board of museum & society (and copy editor July 2011 – Nov 2014), School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK

Sept 2008 – Nov 2010: Teaching Associate, Museum and Heritage Studies, School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ: Invited to present guest lectures and seminars

Jan – June 2006: Resident Scholar, The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. ‘Can Cultural Values be written into Educational Programmes?  The Opinions of Heritage Professionals in Aotearoa New Zealand’, seminar given at the Stout Research Centre, 21st June 2006.

2005 – 2007: Member of the editorial board of the Dept. of Museum Studies (University of Leicester, UK) PhD student journal, ‘Museological Review’.

2004 – 2007: Member of the organising committee for the AHRC funded Museums Studies PhD conference Material Cultures, Identities and Inclusion, Dept. of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK, 9th – 10th February 2006, and co-editor of the conference proceedings, published in Museological Review, issue 12, 2007.

Peer reviewer

2016. Bloomsbury Publishers (book proposal)

2015: Museum Anthropology

2014: AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) – individual applications

2013 & 2014: Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies

2013: Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies (Special edition on Neo-Victorianism)

2010: Journal of the Institute of Conservation (ICON) (Issue: Book and Paper)