jenny macleod

Dr Jenny Macleod

Senior Lecturer in 20th Century History, Head of Department

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Histories Languages and Cultures

Summary

Dr Jenny Macleod is a graduate of Edinburgh University and Pembroke College, Cambridge, whose first lectureship was in Modern British History at the University of Newcastle.

Thereafter, she worked for King's College London, firstly as a research fellow at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, and then as a lecturer in Defence Studies at the Joint Services Command and Staff College.

Dr Macleod then returned to Edinburgh University as a research fellow before joining the University of Hull as a lecturer in 2006. She was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2015. She took on the role of Head of Department in 2019.

During the centenary in 2015 of the Allied attack on Gallipoli, Dr Macleod's research was recognised through a range of media and lecturing invitations including:

- Visiting Canterbury Fellow, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

- Keynote speaker at conferences at the Australian National University, the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, and Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey

Dr Macleod was the co-founder of the International Society of the First World War Studies and performed a number of leadership roles for the society up until 2018. She remains an Associate Editor of the Taylor and Francis journal, First World War Studies.

Book

Australians and the First World War

J. E. Bennett, & K. Ariotti (Eds.), (2017). Australians and the First World War. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51520-5

Book Chapter

The Gallipoli centenary: an international perspective

Macleod, J. (2016). The Gallipoli centenary: an international perspective. In B. West (Ed.), War memory and commemoration, 89-106. London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916–39

Macleod, J. (2017). Decentering Anzac: Gallipoli and Britishness, 1916–39. In K. Ariotti, & J. E. Bennett (Eds.), Australians and the First World War: Local-Global Connections and Contexts, 185-201. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51520-5

Between memory and history: Remembering Johnnies, Mehmets, and the Armenians

Macleod, J., & Tongo, G. (2016). Between memory and history: Remembering Johnnies, Mehmets, and the Armenians. In R. Frances, & B. Scates (Eds.), Beyond Gallipoli: new perspectives on AnzacMelbourne: Monash University Publishing

Journal Article

Britishness and commemoration: National memorials to the First World War in Britain and Ireland

Macleod, J. (2013). Britishness and commemoration: National memorials to the First World War in Britain and Ireland. Journal of Contemporary History, 48(4), (647-665). doi:10.1177/0022009413493940. ISSN 0022-0094

Research interests

Memory, commemoration and national identity

Trans-national Britishness

Gallipoli

First World War

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Macleod welcomes postgraduate students interested in 20th-century British history, and particularly the cultural history of the First World War in Britain and the Empire.

Completed PhD supervisions

- Ann-Marie Foster, 'The ephemera of remembrance in the wake of war and disaster, c. 1899-1939' (2019)

- Melvin Johnson, The national politics and politicians of Primitive Methodism (2017)

- Stefan Ramsden, Working-class community in the era of affluence : sociability and identity in a Yorkshire town, 1945-1980 (2011)

- Ashley Borrett who is working on crime in Hull in the inter-war period