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Academic Staff

Dr Jack McGowan

Staff positionHistory Tutor
Emailjmcgowan@essex.ac.uk
RoomCB.57
Qualifications
  • PhD, School of History, Queen Mary University of London.  Thesis title: ‘Harmony and discord within the English “Counter-Culture”, 1965-1975, with particular reference to the “Rock Operas” Hair, Godspell, Tommy, and Jesus Christ Superstar.’
  • MA (with Distinction, and prizes) in Twentieth-Century British History, Queen Mary University of London.  Thesis title: 'Reduced snapshots and enlarged negatives?  Grunwick - the Left, the Right, the Media.'
  • BA (Open) (Honours) (First Class), the Open University.
  • Diploma in Drama (Acting) (with Merit), Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh.
  • BA, University of Strathclyde.
Research interests
  • Post-1945 British political and cultural history.
  • Britain during 'The Sixties'.
  • Pop-rock music history.
  • The history of British theatre.
  • Television and film history.
Teaching responsibilities
Publications
  • "Dispute’, ‘Battle’, ‘Siege’, ‘Farce’? – Grunwick 30 Years On", Contemporary British History, Volume 22 Issue 3, September 2008. 
  • Available online.
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