Dr Ian Whitehead

Ian Whitehead

Position: Head of Literary, Historical and Cultural Studies

College: College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department: Humanities

Subject area: Humanities

Research Centre: Identity, Conflict and Representation

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Head of Humanities

Teaching responsibilities

Modern British History

Professional interests

  • First and Second World Wars
  • Twentieth Century Britain
  • History of Medicine

Research interests

War and Medicine; Warfare and social change in the twentieth century

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the HEA


  • BA (Hons) History, University of Leeds
  • PhD on Medical Officers in the British Army During the First World War, University of Leeds

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