Professor Andrew Thorpe


I have taught for over 20 years on a wide range of modules in British, European and American history. Most recently, I have taught modules on The History of the British Labour Party; Party Politics in Second World War Britain; Twentieth Century Britain; and International Communism and the Communist International, 1919-43. My most recent MA teaching was on the module Interpreting British Party Politics. I have always been keen to ensure that my research enriches my teaching to a very considerable extent, and regard it as vitally important that students should emerge from my modules with a very clear sense of the challenges and opportunities that face historians in my field. I remain keenly interested in teaching matters, and am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.