Professor Dawn Hadley

I trained as an historian in the School of History at the University of Birmingham, and having taught medieval history at the Universities of Birmingham and Leeds, I came to Sheffield in 1996 to teach Anglo-Saxon and medieval archaeology.

My research interests include:

  • The society and culture of Anglo-Saxon and medieval England.

  • The impact of the Vikings on Britain.

  • The construction of gender, especially masculinity, in Anglo-Saxon and medieval England.

  • Funerary archaeology.

  • The antiquarian Thomas Bateman (1821-61).

  • The Tudor hunting lodge and working-class community at Sheffield Manor Lodge.

  • The archaeology of nineteenth-century working-class communities.

  • The archaeology of childhood.