Dr Gareth Davis

Tutor, History

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513514

Welsh language proficiency

Fluent Welsh Speaker
Office - 107
First Floor
James Callaghan
Singleton Campus

About

Dr Gareth Hallett Davis joined the History Department at Swansea University as a Tutor at the beginning of 2020. He teaches in both English and Welsh a wide-range of modules covering the early modern and modern periods. Prior to returning to academic work, he pursued an award-winning career in television, producing and presenting travel and historical documentaries. Currently, his main focus of interest is the provision of modules on the history of the United States as depicted in films, television dramas and documentaries.

He completed his PhD in 2019 at University College London exploring the impact of British North America upon the evolution of American national identity between 1760 and 1871. His main areas of expertise are the political, social and cultural histories of North America from the 17th century through to the modern day with particular focus on the public sphere, race, gender, imperialism and space.