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Fellowship for UON Historian

Date 30.05.2019

Dr Rachel Moss, Lecturer in History at the University of Northampton has been named as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Speaking about her Fellowship, Rachel said: “I’m delighted that the Royal Historical Society have recognised my work with this honour. The Fellowship is in recognition of my contribution to historical scholarship, through my research looking at fatherhood in the late medieval period.”

Rachel’s recent work within the book, Fatherhood and its Representations in Middle English Texts, was described by the journal Arthuriana as a ‘superbly thought-through book’. This ground-breaking interdisciplinary academic study focused on the literary and cultural constructions of fatherhood in the late medieval period.

The Royal Historical Society was founded in 1868 and is the UK’s leading society, Fellowship recognises those historians working to advance the scholarly study of the past to inform policy debates about the study of history.