Staff Profiles


Dr Sally Holloway

Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in History & History of Art

School of History, Philosophy and Culture

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Sally Holloway

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Email: sally.holloway@brookes.ac.uk

Location: T526, Tonge Building

Dr Sally Holloway is a historian of gender, emotions, and visual and material culture in Britain over the long eighteenth century. She completed her AHRC-funded PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2013, and subsequently worked on the Georgians season at Historic Royal Palaces, and taught at Queen Mary University of London, Oxford Brookes University, and Richmond, The American International University in London. Sally joined Oxford Brookes in 2017 as Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in History & History of Art.

Sally's monograph The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions & Material Culture was published with the Oxford University Press series 'Emotions in History' in January 2019. She is currently co-editing a special issue of Cultural & Social History on romantic love with Dr Katie Barclay, in which she has an article on Valentine's Day in England between 1660 and 1830. Her new project examines the history of heartbreak in Britain.