David Doddington is Lecturer in North American History at Cardiff University, and received his PhD from the University of Warwick in February 2013. He has held teaching and research positions at the University of Warwick, the University of Leicester, and the University of York. David’s research focuses on perceptions of gender among the enslaved population of North America, examining in particular divisions and hierarchies which developed in black communities in the United States during the nineteenth century. David has broader interests in the history of U.S. expansion during the nineteenth century, noting the conflict and violence that marked such expansion, as well as wider issues associated with migration and movement. You can contact him at doddingtond@cardiff.ac.uk

Job-hunting: An Early Career Perspective

Moving from postgraduate research to an early career perspective, the third SHAW post is an honest account about the search for employment. David Doddington writes about his experiences and provides useful advice for other scholars in this transitional phase. Continue reading