Patricia Clavin is a Fellow in the British Academy and in the Royal Historical Society. She is also a Foreign Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and an editor for the Oxford History Monographs series, serving on the editorial board Past and Present. She studied at King’s College London, obtaining a BA Hons in Modern History and her PhD. She was Reader in Modern History at Keele University before joining Jesus College in October 2003. Dr Clavin has held the British Academy ‘Thank-Offering-to-Britain’ Senior Research Fellowship (2008-2009). In 2015 she was awarded a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust too.