Charmian Mansell

Personal details




University of Exeter

PhD in History

Project title: 'Female servants in the consistory courts of south west England, 1550-1650'

Supervised by Professor Jane Whittle and Professor Henry French

Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council



University of Birmingham

MA in Reformation and Early Modern Studies

Dissertation title: 'English maidservants in the early modern neighbourhood, 1550-1650' supervised by Dr. Simone Laqua-O'Donnell.

Passed with Distinction


University of Birmingham

BA (Hons) in History and Philosophy

Awarded 2.1


Professional/research experience

September 1 2015:

PGR Humanities Conference Committee Member

As a member of the PGR Humanities Conference Committee, I am directly responsible for overseeing the Call for Papers.  This has involved sending out the Call for Papers, reading all submissions and organising the abstracts into panels.  I will also be responsible for the running of the 2 day conference in April.

June 1 2014 - September 30 2015:

Editor, Ex Historia

Ex Historia is an online postgraduate History journal published annually at the University of Exeter. Ex Historia publishes original, refereed articles and book reviews by postgraduate students from all universities.  As Editor, I was responsible for leading the editorial process for all submissions, which involved taking several articles through the editorial process myself.


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Exeter



Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

I have achieved Levels 1 and 2 in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education