Anna Muggeridge

Anna Muggeridge

PhD student

School of Humanities

Research Degree Students

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Anna is a full-time PhD student in the School of Humanities at the University of Worcester. Her research considers how women became politicised in the first half of the twentieth century, with a specific focus on women in the Black Country. She is supervised by Professor Maggie Andrews and Dr Neil Fleming and her research is kindly funded by a studentship from the University of Worcester. She has presented her research at a number of national conferences and also worked with History West Midlands the Black Country Living Museum to share her research with a wider audience.

Anna is also an Associate Lecturer in the Department of History and is currently module lead for the third-year undergraduate module Home Fronts: Myths, Narratives, Images and Experiences. She is an Associate Fellow of Advance HE and a member of the Women’s History Network Steering Committee.


BA (Hons) 1st Class, History, 2014, Coventry University

MA by Research, 2016, University of Warwick


Muggeridge, A., ‘The Missing Two Million: The Exclusion of Working-class Women from the 1918 Representation of the People Act’, Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, Vol. 23, No. 1, (2018)

(Forthcoming) Muggeridge, A., ‘A “practical” politics? Suffrage, Infant Welfare and women’s politics in Walsall, 1910—1939’, in: Jenkins L. and Hughes-Johnson, A., Women’s Suffrage and Beyond: Local, National and International Perspectives, (London: New Historical Perspectives)

Anna has also reviewed books for Twentieth Century British History, Women’s History Review and Women’s History