Kathryn Gleadle

Lecturer in Modern History

University of Oxford

Kathryn Gleadle specializes in British political culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with particular interests in the political engagement of women and children. She has worked on British political culture in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.  She has a particular interest in exploring the agency and activities of those who have often been excluded from traditional political narratives and has published widely on the political engagement of women.  She is currently researching involvement of children in the political process during the age of reform. 

Her publications include The Early Feminists (1995), British Women in Politics, 1760-1860 (2000), British Women in the Nineteenth Century (2001), Radical Writing on Women (2002) and Borderline Citizens: British Women and Political Culture 1815-1867 (2009).