The Catholic University of America

Laura E. Nym Mayhall, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Ph.D., 1993, Stanford University
Modern Britain, political culture, gender, British cinema

contact: Mayhall@cua.edu

office hours: By appointment

Research interests
: Laura Mayhall is working on a book manuscript entitled Aristocracy Must Advertise: Rebranding Privilege in Britain, 1880-1950, which explores the development of the aristocracy as a celebrity class in modern Britain. She is the author of The Militant Suffrage Movement: Citizenship and Resistance in Britain, 1860-1930 (Oxford University Press, 2003) and co-editor, with Ian Christopher Fletcher and Philippa Levine, of Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race (Routledge, 2000). 


Sample publications:

The Militant Suffrage Movement: Citizenship and Resistance in Britain, 1860-1930
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2003).

 

Courses Taught:
History 326A, Britain and the Second World War
History 329, History of British Cinema
History 376A, The First World War in Global Context
History 388, Junior Seminar (topic: Total War)
History 401, Senior Thesis (topic: Britain and the Second World War)
History 603, Historical Teaching
History 636, Britain's Empire
History 644, Topics in Modern Britain
History 696, Comparative Empires

 

Dr. Mayhall's cv is available here.