Meet the staff: Rebecca Searle
Dr Rebecca Searle is Principal Lecturer on BA (Hons) War, Conflict and Modernity.
Rebecca is an historian whose work focuses on the ways in which the study of the past can be used to make critical interventions in the politics of the present. She has a wide range of teaching expertise including the history of state and non-state terrorism and Britain’s role in international conflict and is the author of Art, Propaganda and Aerial Warfare in Britain during the Second World War.
Rebecca is also interested in political and economic conflict and her new research project focuses on the history of the housing crisis. She established and co-ordinates the Housing Forum, an initiative to bring together academics, community organisations and policy makers to develop local solutions to the housing crisis.