Dr Lucy Delap

Dr Delap is College Lecturer and Director of Studies in History at St. Catharine’s College in Cambridge. Her research interests centre on the social and cultural history of modern Britain, the history of feminism, and the history of emotions. She is currently working on a monograph titled Domestic Service in Twentieth Century Britain: culture, memory, emotions forthcoming with Oxford University Press in 2010. Her 2007 monograph on the Anglo-American feminist avant-garde won the 2008 Women’s History Network Book Prize. She has also worked extensively on feminism and anti-feminism. Other interests include the print culture of the nineteenth and twentieth century, and the gender politics of maritime history. She is an associate editor of History and Policy, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Modern Periodicals, and the Journal of Maritime Research.