Dr Jill Lewis
Honorary Research Associate
College of Arts and Humanities
Telephone: (01792) 295780

Dr Lewis read History and Politics at Lancaster University, where, after a brief period pursuing Mexican History elsewhere, she returned to complete her PhD on Austrian Labour History in the interwar years. She came to Swansea in 1977 as a lecturer in Social History in the Department of Economic and Social History, was promoted to Senior Lecturer in the History Department (now History and Classics) in 2002, and became a Reader in 2008.

In 2009 Jill was elected to serve as a member of the Council of the Royal Historical Society from 2010 to 2014.


  1. Jeder Tag, nur nicht der erste Mai. In Wolfgang Maderthaner and Michaela Maier (Ed.), Acht Stunden aber wollen wir Menschen sein. (pp. 206-213). Vienna: Edition Rot.
  2. (2013). Introduction to 'Destination UK. Women immigrants from post-war Austria'. : Austrian Cultural Forum and the Anglo-Austrian Society.