Job: PhD Candidate
Faculty: Art, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Humanities
Research group(s): International Centre for Sports History and Culture
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
Social Media: twitter.com/ICSHC
Andrew C.C. Dawes is a PhD research student affiliated with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at DMU. He holds a BA(hons) in Humanities from the University of Hertfordshire which focused mainly on Literature and Music, a PGCE from Nottingham Trent University which focused on teaching primary school children and an MA in Sports History and Culture from DMU. His research examines the development of football in Nottinghamshire between 1860 and 1914, how this fits in with the current origins of football debate and the impact football in Nottinghamshire had locally, nationally and globally.
Previous work examined Jimmy Hill and the ‘Sky Blue Revolution’ which looked at the impact Jimmy Hill’s pioneering ideas had on Coventry City Football Club and Coventry as a city in the 1960’s.
Andrew has been a teacher since 1994 and is a keen musician.
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