Staff Profiles

Dr Alysa Levene

Reader in History

School of History, Philosophy and Culture

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483570


Location: Headington Campus, Tonge Block, T525

Alysa completed her PhD at the University of Cambridge and then worked a research officer at the University of Bath before moving to Oxford Brookes as a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow in April 2004. She became a permanent member of staff soon afterwards.  Her research focuses on the economic, social and cultural history of 'everyday lives' in the British past. She has published on the history of child welfare and the family in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the history of hospitals and healthcare, the history of food, and Jewish communities in the nineteenth century.