Personal profile


Wendy Webster holds degrees from the University of Cambridge (BA and Ph.D) and the University of York (MA). She joined the University of Huddersfield in 2012 having previously taught at the Open University and the University of Central Lancashire.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • The social and cultural history of the Second World War
  • British cinema
  • Empire and Commonwealth
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Media
  • Migration
  • National identity
  • Sexuality

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Projects 2014 2016

Mixing it:Diversity in Second World War Britain

Webster, W.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Research Output 1990 2018

Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Webster, W. 1 Mar 2018 Oxford University Press. 336 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Transnational communities of allies

Webster, W. 31 Mar 2015 Fighting for Britain?: Negotiating Identities in Britain During the Second World War. Verlag Peter Lang AG, Vol. 7, p. 209-233 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations
Transnational History
Second World War
2 Citations

Fit to fight, fit to mix: Sexual patriotism in second world war Britain

Webster, W. 1 Aug 2013 In : Women's History Review. 22, 4, p. 607-624 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

World War
post-war period
1 Citations
World War II
Motion Pictures