Dr John Callow graduated from Lancaster University with First Class Honours in History in 1993. He achieved an MA with Distinction from Durham in 1994, the Queens Award for Best Qualified Postgraduate from Lancaster University 1994-95, and his PhD in History from Lancaster University in 1998. He has taught at Lancaster University and Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has also worked as Director of the Marx Memorial Library, London and at the heart of the Amicus and GMB trade unions. He is currently Head of Education for the General Federation of Trade Unions.
Dr John Callow is a visiting lecturer at the University of Suffolk and makes occasional contributions to a range of modules and workshops throughout the academic year.