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Justin Bengry

Justin Bengry is an experienced historian, researcher and author of numerous publicati0ns in journals, edited collections and international newspapers. He has more than a decade of experience writing and speaking about social and cultural history, gender and sexuality, capitalism and consumer culture, media and travel.

Justin’s extensive social media experience extends across blogging about history, higher education and career development for sites in North America and Britain, as well as maintaining multiple professional Facebook and Twitter accounts. Justin is a co-founder and managing editor of the international, peer-reviwed history of sexuality blog ‘NOTCHES’.

Justin completed a PhD in History and Feminist Studies at the University of California in 2010 after which he held Postdocs at the University of Saskatchewan and at McGill University, Montreal. He has has since been based in the UK at Birkbeck College, University of London. Justin was Lead Project Researcher for Historic England’s public and digital history initiative Pride of Place: England’s LGBTQ Heritage, and is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the AHRC-funded project Queer Beyond London.

His book The Pink Pound: Capitalism and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Britain is under contract with the University of Chicago Press.