Selina Todd

Lecturer in Modern British History

University of Oxford

Dr Selina Todd is a Lecturer (CUF) in Modern British History and a Fellow of St Hilda's. She was educated at a comprehensive school in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and at the Universities of Sussex and Warwick. Before arriving at Oxford she held fellowships at the Universities of Cambridge and London and was a lecturer at the Universities of Manchester and Warwick.

Dr. Todd's research interests focus on working-class and women’s history in modern Britain. She is on the editorial boards of Past and Present and the Royal Historical Society’s Studies in History monograph series. She has authored many scholarly articles as well as the book Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950 (Oxford University Press, 2005).  She is a past winner of the Women's History Network Book Prize and the Twentieth Century British History/Oxford University Press Essay Prize. Her next book (forthcoming, 2013) is entitled The People: A History of the British Working Class in the Twentieth Century.