Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Bronwen Edwards
About Dr Bronwen Edwards
Dr Bronwen Edwards is a cultural and historical geographer / cultural historian with a distinctive approach to the discipline, drawing from academic experience within geography and history, and also from professional work in museums, town planning and architectural conservation.
She works on gender, sexuality and identity; twentieth century consumption cultures, spaces, and networks; geographies of fashion; architectural landscapes and modernity; contemporary and historical attitudes to conservation and heritage.
Dr Edwards welcomes research students in the broad areas of twentieth century culture; architectural heritage and planning; retail and consumption; gender, identity and feminism; fashion and design.
- PhD University of the Arts London
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- BA (Hons) Human Geography
- BA (Hons) Human Geography and Planning
- MA Town and Regional Planning
- Research student supervision
Dr Edwards is currently working with Historic England on the project ‘Pride of Place: LGBTQ Heritage’
She is also working on a project about British menswear retailers and the transatlantic market place in the mid twentieth century, supported by the Centre for Culture and the Arts.