Professor Jane Humphries

Emeritus Fellow since 2017

Jane Humphries published two refereed articles and edited and introduced two special issues of journals. Three book chapters are in press. Research using working women’s autobiographies based on her ESRC funded Memories of Industriousness: The Industrial Revolution and the Household Economy is ongoing. New projects include: women’s wages in the very long run (with Jacob Weisdorf); and trends in consumption from records of burglary and housebreaking (with Sara Horrell). She is an editor, with Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson, of a new edition of the Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain (forthcoming). She is the Chair of the History Faculty Board.