Peter Mandler

Professor of Modern Cultural History
Bailey College Lecturer in History, Gonville and Caius College

University of Cambridge

Peter Mandler is Professor of Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge and Bailey Lecturer in History at Gonville and Caius College. He teaches and writes on modern British history and the history of the social sciences. His most recent book, Return from the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War, was published by Yale University Press in 2013. He is currently working on the democratization of education in postwar Britain and the language of the social sciences in everyday life in postwar Britain and America. From 2012 to 2016 he is President of the Royal Historical Society.