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Professor Mark Jackson

Research supervision

I supervise projects in the following areas:

1. The history of lifestyle, health and disease.
2. History of stress.
3. History of allergy
4. History of mental health
5. History of infanticide 

Research students

Current students:

1.  Fred Cooper 'The history of worklife balance' Wellcome Trust funded, (2013- ) 
2.  Kayleigh Nias 'The history of physiotherapy' AHRC funded (2012 - )
3.  Carolyn Pooley 'Voluntary youth action in the 1960's (2012 -  )
4.  Natasha Feiner 'Fatique and Adulthood after the Second World War' Wellcome Trust Funded (2014 - ) 
5. Nicos Kefalas 'Superfoods, Supplements and Masculinity in the late twentieth century' (2014 - )
6. Meg Kanazawa 'AIDS in India' funded by the College of Humanities, University of Exeter (2015 - ), joint PHD Dr Robert Peckham (Hong Kong University).
7. Dr Henry Guly 'Medicine in the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration 1895 - 1922 (2014 - )
8. Nick Binney ' History of Cardiac Failure' (2013 - )
9. Cansu Agoren ' Melancholy since Antiquity' (2013 - )  

Past postgraduate students include:
1. Cath Quinn, `The history of puerperal insanity', (1999-2004), ESRC funded studentship.
2. Sarah Hayes, 'The medicalisation of maladjustment' (2005-2009) Wellcome Trust funded studentship.
3. Ali Haggett, 'Women's health and the domestic environment'  (2005-2009) Wellcome Trust funded studentship.
4. Pamela Richardson, part-time PhD, `Quaker Businesses and the West Country, 1848-1948', (2000- 2007).
5. Barbara Douglas, part-time PhD, `The history of Digby asylum', (2002-2008).
6. Richard Hankins, `Immunity to parasites: a history of professional interaction in twentieth-century biomedical sciences', (1995-1998) Wellcome Trust funded.
7. Leah Songhurst part-time PhD, 'The medicalisation of happiness: St John's Wort' (2004-2010).
8. Dr John Ford full-time MD, 'John Gorham', (2003-2009).
9. Matthew Smith 'The history of the Feingold Diet' (2006-2009) Wellcome Trust funded studentship.