The Catholic University of America

Laura E. Nym Mayhall, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1993, Stanford University
Modern Britain, political culture, gender, British cinema

contact: Mayhall@cua.edu

office hours: By appointment

Dr. Mayhall is on leave during AY 2017-2018


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