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Josh Poklad

Dr Josh Poklad


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Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Leeds Trinity University

    From Focus to Fragmentation: Commodity Culture and Plitical Agency 1851- 1914

  • Master of Arts, Leeds Trinity University

    Victorian Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Leeds

    English and History

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, FHEA


Josh is currently working as a lecturer at Leeds Trinity University, where he recently completed his PhD thesis on the relationship between political agency and commercial manipulation in the context of the Victorian consumer society. His principal research interests are the Victorian Christmas and Victorian consumer culture and society. He is also interested in nineteenth and twentieth-century social and intellectual history.