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Dr Richard Hall

Dr Richard Hall

Tutor, History

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602971

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office - 118
First Floor
James Callaghan
Singleton Campus


Dr Richard Hall is a historian of Early America and a member of both the History Department and the Department of Adult and Continuing Education (DACE). His teaching focuses primarily on the British Atlantic World (c. 1550-1760) and the American Revolution (c.1760-1791). Other modules to which he contributes include ‘The Early Modern World: 1500-1800’ and the introductory Level 4 (Year 1) History module ‘What is History?’ He has a background in education and before embarking on his career at Swansea University, was a qualified (with QTS) and practising primary school teacher. Dr Hall is now a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Clash of Military Cultures in North America during the 18th Century
  • The French and Indian War
  • Motivations of British Soldiers during the American War of Independence

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Revolutionary America, 1760-1791

Colonial British North America

Slavery and the British Atlantic World

The Early Modern World