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Mark Crowley

Visiting Scholar 2018-2019

Residency Dates: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019


Mark Crowley

Mark Crowley is an associate professor of modern British history at Wuhan University. His research focuses on female workers, employers, trade unions and the British government during the Second World War. Crowley has authored ten articles, six book chapters and one monograph on this topic.

At CES, Crowley will work on a monograph focusing on Anglo-American relations vis-à-vis China during the Second World War. His project will draw on previously unexplored archival material in Harvard’s Special Collections to provide an insight into Winston Churchill’s views on British Chinese relations and America’s influence on British diplomacy.

This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate Professor of Modern British History and Chu Tian Scholar, School of History, Wuhan University
  • Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University


  • Mark Crowley, co-ed. Erika Rappaport and Sandra Dawson. Consuming Behaviours: Identity, Politics and Pleasure in Twentieth Century Britain. (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.)
  • Mark Crowley, “Women Post Office Workers in Britain: The Long Struggle for Gender Equality and the positive impact of World War II,” Essays in Economic and Business History, 2012, pp. 89-97.

Research Project

Winston Churchill, British-Chinese Relations and the Influence of America, 1930-1945