University of Hertfordshire

Dr Leanne Calvert

Research Fellow

Leanne Calvert

Dr Leanne Calvert

Research Fellow

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Overview

Leanne is a Research Fellow in Intangible Cultural Heritage in the History Group. She is a historian of women, gender and the family, and her research interests include the family and its relationships, the life-cycle, religion (with an emphasis on Presbyterianism and Dissenting traditions) and migration. 

Leanne completed her Ph.D. at Queen's University, Belfast in 2015, entitled 'Love, Life and the Family in the Ulster Presbyterian community, 1780-1844'. Before joining the University of Hertfordshire, she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher on an AHRC-funded project entitled 'Bad Bridget: Criminal and Deviant Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918', held jointly between Ulster University and Queen's University, Belfast.

Leanne has published widely on the family, sex and marriage in Ireland. She has published in Analecta Hibernica, Women's History Review, Journal of Family History, Irish Economic and Social History, and Irish Historical Studies.  She is currently the co-Director of the Perceptions of Pregnancy Researchers' network with Dr. Jennifer Evans.

 

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