Richard A. Marsden
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Biography <div>I am a Staff Tutor and Lecturer in History, and am currently Director of Teaching for the School of Arts and Humanities. My term as Director lasts until summer 2022.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Having worked at&nbsp;several traditional universities between 2005&nbsp;and&nbsp;2016,&nbsp;I am very happy to be here at the OU now. That&rsquo;s because adult learners are definitely the best kind of student to work with!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>As a historian I look at the ways in which ideas about the past, especially the Middle Ages, have helped to shape national identities in Britain from the eighteenth century to the present day. As a teacher I am interested in enabling distance learning students to work together rather than in isolation, whilst at the same time giving them greater choice about how and what they study.&nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><h2>Career History</h2><ul><li>Staff Tutor and Lecturer (History)&ndash; Open University, 2016-present</li><li>Senior Lecturer (Online Learning)&ndash; Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2014-2016</li><li>Lecturer and Pathway Coordinator (History)&ndash; Cardiff University, 2011-2014</li><li>Research Associate (Humanities)&ndash; University of South Wales, 2010-2011</li><li>Associate Lecturer (Arts)&ndash; Open University, 2009-2012</li><li>Sessional Lecturer (Humanities)&ndash; Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2007-2010</li><li>Sessional Lecturer (History)&ndash; Cardiff University, 2006-2009</li><li>Registry Officer&ndash; Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2005-2008</li></ul><h2>Qualifications</h2><ul><li>PhD in Modern History&ndash; University of Glasgow, 2010</li><li>MA in Medieval History&ndash; Cardiff University, 2001</li><li>BA in History&ndash; Cardiff University, 1999</li></ul>
Description <div>I am a Staff Tutor and Lecturer in History, and am currently Director of Teaching for the School of Arts and Humanities. My term as Director lasts until summer 2022.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Having worked at&nbsp;several traditional universities between 2005&nbsp;and&nbsp;2016,&nbsp;I am very happy to be here at the OU now. That&rsquo;s because adult learners are definitely the best kind of student to work with!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>As a historian I look at the ways in which ideas about the past, especially the Middle Ages, have helped to shape national identities in Britain from the eighteenth century to the present day. As a teacher I am interested in enabling distance learning students to work together rather than in isolation, whilst at the same time giving them greater choice about how and what they study.&nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><h2>Career History</h2><ul><li>Staff Tutor and Lecturer (History)&ndash; Open University, 2016-present</li><li>Senior Lecturer (Online Learning)&ndash; Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2014-2016</li><li>Lecturer and Pathway Coordinator (History)&ndash; Cardiff University, 2011-2014</li><li>Research Associate (Humanities)&ndash; University of South Wales, 2010-2011</li><li>Associate Lecturer (Arts)&ndash; Open University, 2009-2012</li><li>Sessional Lecturer (Humanities)&ndash; Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2007-2010</li><li>Sessional Lecturer (History)&ndash; Cardiff University, 2006-2009</li><li>Registry Officer&ndash; Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2005-2008</li></ul><h2>Qualifications</h2><ul><li>PhD in Modern History&ndash; University of Glasgow, 2010</li><li>MA in Medieval History&ndash; Cardiff University, 2001</li><li>BA in History&ndash; Cardiff University, 1999</li></ul>
Job title Director of Teaching for Arts&Humanities
Research overview <div>In 2014 I published a book called<em>Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland&rsquo;s Past, c.1825-1875</em>(2014). To see more details, follow the link on the left of this page. I am currently working on the following projects:</div><ul><li>In defiance of discipline: antiquarianism, archaeology and history in late nineteenth-century Scotland</li><li>Antiquarian representations of the Middle Ages in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, c. 1850-1900</li></ul><div>In addition, I convene a research group in the OU&rsquo;s History department, called&lsquo;Britain and Ireland 1750-1950: Connections and Contexts&rsquo;. See the link on the left-hand side of the page. You can also click the&lsquo;publications&rsquo; tab above for details of my other published works.</div><div>&nbsp;</div>
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