Naomi completed her doctoral thesis: Re-evaluating the Actresses Franchise League: actresses, politics and activism from 1908-1958
in the Drama Department of the University of Manchester in 2015 under the supervision of Professor Maggie B. Gale.
Her current research interests include:
Performative propaganda in the women's suffrage movement
Networks of suffragist and feminist activists in twentieth century theatre
Suffrage Punch and Judy shows in Edwardian England
Public Engagement for Drama and Theatre PhDs and Early Career Researchers
Actor training, especially physical theatre and movement based practices
Applied theatre practice, especially puppetry with non-verbal and autistic spectrum participants
Naomi was one of the AHRC/BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers in 2014-15 and has extensive public engagement experience.
From 2017-18 Naomi worked at Parliament as part of the Vote 100 team, on a AHRC funded project with the University of Lincoln entitled
'What Difference Did the War Make? World War One and Votes for Women'
Find out more here: www.parliament.uk/whatdifference