|Research Group||Centre for Historical Research|
|School||School of Social, Historical and Political Studies.|
John Benson, Emeritus Professor of History, has particular interests in the social and economic history of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. His research has been supported by bodies such as the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust and the Nuffield Foundation; and he has spoken on his work throughout Great Britain as well as in Europe, Japan, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
He is currently working on a study of class, age and gender relationships in late Victorian and Edwardian Wolverhampton.