Dr Stephen Mosley
BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Senior Lecturer in History
Stephen currently teaches the following modules on the BA (Hons) History programme: The Emergence of Modern Europe (Level 1); Displaying History (Level 1); History and Culture in Twentieth Century Europe (Level 1); Landscapes of History (Level 2); Community History Workshop (Level 3) and Environmentalism in World History (Level 3).
Stephen's research interests are in environmental history and the history of pollution and public health. He is currently researching and writing on the following topics that explore changing human-environment relations: the early twentieth-century craze for sun and air; home heating, human health, and sustainability issues; and a global-scale history of pollution problems. He is also Editor of the interdisciplinary journal Environment and History (click the title to browse its contents). Stephen would welcome the opportunity to supervise research students with interests in environmental history.
Mosley, S. and Massard-Guilbaud, G. (eds.) (2011) Common Ground: Integrating the Social and Environmental in History. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Mosley, S. (2010) The Environment in World History. London: Routledge.
Mosley, S. (2008) The Chimney of the World: A History of Smoke Pollution in Victorian and Edwardian Manchester. London: Routledge. (New paperback edition).
Mosley, S. (2009) 'A Network of Trust: Measuring and Monitoring Air Pollution in British Cities, 1912-1960.' Environment and History 15:3, pp.273-302
Mosley, S. (2006) 'Common Ground: Integrating Social and Environmental History.' Journal of Social History 39:3, pp.915-33.
Mosley, S. (2003) 'Fresh Air and Foul: The Role of the Open Fireplace in Ventilating the British Home, 1837-1910'. Planning Perspectives 18:1, pp.1-21.
Mosley, S. and Massard-Guilbaud, G. (2011) 'Breaking Down Borders: Integrating the Social and Environmental in History'. In Common Ground: Integrating the Social and Environmental in History. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp.1-13.
Mosley, S. (2007) 'The Home Fires: Heat, Health and Atmospheric Pollution in Britain, 1900-45.' in M.Jackson, (ed.) Health and the Modern Home. New York: Routledge, pp.196-223.
Mosley, S. (2004) 'Public Perceptions of Smoke Pollution in Victorian Manchester'. In E.M. DuPuis (ed.) Smoke and Mirrors: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution. New York: New York University Press, pp.51-76.
Mosley, S. (2011) 'Environmental History of Air Pollution and Protection'. In Agnoletti, M., Johann, E. and Neri Serneri, S. (eds.) World Environmental History: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, EOLSS/UNESCO.
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