Dr Deborah Thom

Dr Thom is a Fellow and director of Studies for the faculties of History and Social and Political sciences at Robinson College, she also lectures in the department of History and Philosophy of Science. Her research interests include the history of women’s employment, feminism and trade unionism; educational psychology and child psychiatry; corporal punishment; photography and war- all in twentieth century Britain. She teaches on the history of the sciences of the psyche, war, gender, children and family in Britain and Europe in the 20th century. She organises the course on the politics of gender in Britain 1780-2000.