Prof.in Dr.in Sharp, Ingrid
is professor of German Cultural and Gender History at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, and incoming senior researcher for the Elisabeth-List-Fellowship-Programme for Gender Research project “War Welfare and Gender Politics in the First World War. Local and Global Dimensions” (2021‒2022). She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in German Language and Philosophy at the University of Oxford, her Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at the University of York and was awarded her PhD from the University of Leeds in Gender, Cultural Representation and the First World War. Ingrid Sharp has held a variety of senior positions at the University of Leeds, such as Subject Leader for German and Director of Postgraduate Studies. She is currently Chair of the Examinations Group for Postgraduate Research Degrees.
In her research, she focuses on gender-specific issues in the context of pacifism and war resistance as well as on the history of female activism in the context of the First World War.