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Dr Briony McDonagh


Briony McDonagh

Senior Lecturer in Geography

Biography Briony McDonagh is a historical geographer based at the University of Hull. She has published widely on the medieval and early modern British landscape, on women’s histories and on the historical geographies of enclosure, property, protest and the law. Her book, Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017), won the Joan Thirsk Memorial Prize and Women’s History Network Book Prize. She is co-editor of Remembering Protest in Britain since 1500 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2018) and Hull: Culture, History, Place (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017). She is Chair of the Historical Geography Research Group, co-editor of Historical Geography (University of Nebraska Press) and 2019 President of the British Science Association’s Geography Section.