Nicole Robertson

Nicole Robertson is senior lecturer in History at Northumbria University. Nicole’s research focuses on 19th/20th century Britain history.  She is particularly interested in the co-operative movement and activism, white-collar workers, and the history of retailing, consumption and consumer society.  Her current research,Workplace Politics: white-collar workers in modern Britain 1920-70, explores the rise of the ‘modern’ British workplace, with a focus on unemployment, gender politics, professionalisation and identity.