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Dr Louise Carter

Lecturer in History


Dr Louise Carter

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Office: R209


Phone: 01473 338815 (or leave a message with Claire Pirie on 01473 338818)

Dr Louise Carter is a social and cultural historian of Britain with broad teaching and research interests ranging from the early modern period through to the present. At the heart of these diverse interests ranging from the witch-hunt, to the role of gender in Georgian society, to the impact of war on childhood, is an interest in people, identities and the impact of history on actual lives.  She grew up locally and studied at the University of Essex, gaining First Class Honours for her B.A. and a distinction in her M.A. in History. She then moved to the University of Cambridge to achieve her Ph.D. in History, winning funding for it from the E.S.R.C. (Economic and Social Research Council).  After an initial teaching post at the University of Aberdeen, Dr Carter returned to the region to join the History team at Suffolk in 2008.