Professor Maggie Andrews is a cultural historian, who has worked in higher, further, and adult education for over thirty years.
Her research and publications cover the social and cultural history of twentieth-century Britain. Most recently she has focussed on domesticity and the Home Front in the First and Second World Wars.
Maggie has a strong commitment to public engagement and is a Co-Investigator on the Arts and Humanities Research Council funded WWI engagement centre: Voices of War and Peace: The Great War and Its Legacy, leading on the theme of gender and the home front. She works with a number of community groups and undertakes a range of media work.
She is the historical consultant for the Radio 4 drama, Home Front. She is a member of the Women’s History Network Steering Committee, and co-ordinates the Community History Prize.