Alastair Owens

Professor of Historical Geography at Queen Mary University Of London

Alastair Owens is an historical geographer and social and economic historian working on nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain. He has a particular interest in Victorian London, which is also a core focus of his teaching interests and expertise. He is one of the editors of the Journal of Victorian Culture and sit on the steering groups of the Centre for Metropolitan History, the Centre for Studies of Home, and the Centre for Childhood Cultures. He is also a Trustee of the Ragged School Museum, located close to Queen Mary in Mile End.