Ann Oakley

Abstract paint with #BreakTheBias
by Ann Oakley  |  8th March 2022

Ann Oakley talks about the changes for women in academia – good and bad – over the course of her career, and how universities are still not the place they should be for women. …Read more

Reflection of woman in a puddle

In this episode of the Transforming Society podcast, Rebecca Megson-Smith talks to Ann Oakley, author of 'Forgotten Wives', about how married women’s achievements are actively ‘disremembered’.…Read more

Social scientists aren’t always very good at remembering their own history. Also, their research doesn’t build as intelligently on what has gone before, as research in some other disciplines. This means that texts which were trail-blazing and influential at the time, and which are still relevant today, can be forgotten unless active attempts are made Read More