Selina Todd will give this year’s Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture in November. The lecture will be on ‘The golden age of the grammar school: exploding the myth!’. It is open to all but to ensure a place please write to us at
Dr Selina Todd Lectures in Modern British History at St Hilda’s. She went to a comprehensive school in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and studied at Sussex and Warwick universities. Before arriving at Oxford she held fellowships at the Universities of Cambridge and London and was a lecturer at the Universities of Manchester and Warwick.
Selina’s research interests focus on working-class and women’s history in modern Britain. She is on the editorial boards of Past and Present and the Royal Historical Society’s Studies in History monograph series. She is a past winner of the Women’s History Network Book Prize and the Twentieth Century British History/Oxford University Press Essay Prize. Her latest book is entitled The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910–2010.