Daniel Whittingham

Colleges, School and Institutes


I joined the University of Birmingham in September 2013. Previously, I completed my PhD at King’s College London.

Research interests

I am currently preparing my PhD thesis for publication. This study examines the life and work of the British military thinker Charles E. Callwell (1859 – 1928), including his most well-known book, Small Wars (1896).

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

I would welcome PhD proposals on the following topics: British colonial warfare (including war during the era of decolonisation), Counterinsurgency, and the British army 1815-1945.