Heather Ellis

Heather Ellis is a junior lecturer and researcher in British History and Society at the Centre For British Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin. She recently completed her doctorate in Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford. Her thesis explored the importance of intergenerational conflict in the process of university reform in nineteenth-century Oxford. Her publications include Newman and Arnold: Classics, Christianity and Manliness in Tractarian Oxford in Oxford Classics: Teaching and Learning 1800-2000, Christopher Stray, ed. (London: Duckworth, 2007) and 'This starting, feverish heart': Matthew Arnold and the Problem of Manliness, Critical Survey 20:3 (forthcoming, December 2008) She has also edited a special issue of Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies 2:2(Fall 2008)on the theme of Boys, Boyhood and the Construction of Masculinity. Jessica Meyer holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Cambridge. Her publications include articles on shell shock, wives of disabled Read More chevron_right