Laura Beers

Laura Beers is associate professor of history at the American University in Washington, DC, where she teaches modern British history, media and politics. She studied at Princeton and Harvard before becoming a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge.

She is the author of Your Britain: Media and the Making of the Labour Party and Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, both published by Harvard University Press. She is now working on her first two general trade books.