Graham Dawson is professor of Historical Cultural Studies, with seminal publications on the cultural memory of war and legacies of post-conflict cultures.
Professor Dawson's research is interdisciplinary, drawing on cultural studies, history, literature, cultural geography and psychoanalytic theory, to explore questions of temporality, representation, trauma, contested space, historical justice, and human rights. His publications include Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire and the Imagining of Masculinities, and Making Peace with the Past? Memory, Trauma and the Irish Troubles.
He is head of the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories at Brighton, and co-founded the Understanding Conflict research cluster.