My research explores the cultural history of conflict, the commemoration of war, Anglo-American relations, and, when I get a chance, running. I'm always happy to share what I know with the public and press. Contact me at: 

In recent years, I've offered expert opinion and commentary to a variety of media organisations, including:

  • BBC Breakfast

  • BBC Radio 4

  • BBC Radio Manchester

  • Sandgrounder Radio

  • Manchester Evening News

  • East Anglian Daily Times

  • Eastern Daily Press

  • Gravesend Echo

I've also written for various news and current affairs outlets, including:

  • The Conversation

  • BBC Online Magazine

  • Lancashire Post

  • Outdoor Fitness and Adventure Magazine