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PhD: ‘”Have you forgotten yet?” Shell shock, Trauma and the Memory of the Great War in Britain, 1914-1939’ (University of the West of England)
MA (University of Wales, Cardiff)
BA (University of the West of England)


Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain 1914-30 (Hambeldon Continuum: 2010) [Paperback version, 2011]

Kath Holden and Fiona Reid (eds.) Women on the Move: Refugees, Migration and Exile (Cambridge Scholars, February 2010)

Sharif Gemie, Fiona Reid and Laure Humbert, Outcast Europe, 1936-1948: Refugee Experiences in an Era of Total War (Hambledon Continuum, 2011)

Academic Articles
‘Post Traumatic Stress Disorder’ Encyclopaedia of War (Wiley Blackwell, 2011).

Sharif Gemie and Fiona Reid, ‘Constructing Citizenship? – Women, Welfare and Refugees (France, 1939-1940)’, Women’s History Review (July 2010)

Popular Articles
‘Christmas in the Camps: The Friends’ Relief Service and Christmas
celebrations amongst Displaced Persons 1945-1948’ BBC History
(December, 2010).

‘From First Remembrance to Remembrance Today’ BBC History November 1918 (November, 2009) 44-46.


I am the regional secretary for the Women’s History Network and am currently co-organizing the national annual conference which will be held at the University of Cardiff in September 2012. The conference is entitled ‘Women, State and Nation: Creating Gendered identities’. See

I sit on the committee of the National Army Records Society and am a regular speaker at the National Army Museum,Chelsea, London.


Social and medical history of the First World War in Britain and France.
History of veteran welfare in Britain during the inter-war period
History of the social impact of the Second World War in Britain and France
History of refugees in Europe

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