Mo Moulton

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Mo Moulton
New York
OccupationHistorian, lecturer, author
Known forIreland and the Irish in Interwar England, The Mutual Admiration Society

Mo Moulton (born 1979) [1] is an American [2] author and historian of 20th century Britain and Ireland, interested in gender, sexuality, and colonialism/postcolonialism. They are a senior lecturer in the history of race and empire at the University of Birmingham. [3] [4]


Education and early life

Moulton was born in New York in 1979 and grew up in Massachusetts. [5] They majored in history as an undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 2001. [6] After working for non-profit organisations, they returned to graduate study at Brown University, earning a PhD in 2010. [3]

Academic career

Moulton became a lecturer at Harvard University from 2010 until 2016 before moving to the University of Birmingham [3] as a senior lecturer. [7]

They were elected to the council of the British Association for Irish Studies for the 2021–2023 term. [8]

Personal life

Moulton identifies as "queer, trans, and nonbinary" and uses singular they as their preferred pronoun. At Birmingham, they are a founder of the College of Arts & Law Trans Support Network. [5]

Bibliography and book awards

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  2. Moulton, Mo (21 November 2016). "An American in Brexit Britain: Reflections After the Presidential Election". Catapult.
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  4. Smith, Antonia Parker (13 May 2020). "20 Questions for SHaCademics – Dr Mo Moulton". University of Birmingham.
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