Professor Joseph Melling

Research supervision

  • History of health, illness and welfare
  • History of insanity and mental illness
  • History of labour and management at work including masculinity
  • White collar trade unionism and labour politics
  • Richard Acland and Common Wealth

Research students

  • Mary Hilson: the history of dockyard labour and gender in Plymouth
  • Mark Bufton, Productivity Politics in modern Britain
  • Pamela Dale, Mental deficiency and the Idiot Asylum at Starcross
  • Mike Anson, Railway labour in Swindon
  • David Pearce, The Exe Vale Mental Hospital in the Twentieth Century