Lucy Robinson is Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at the University of Sussex. Her first monograph 'Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the personal got political' was published by MUP in 2007. Since then she has published on Falklands veterans' experiences of trauma, politics and pop music, and the history of radical teaching in universities. As well as academic publications, Lucy regularly appears in the media and collaborates with various popular cultural practitioners from songwriters, to documentary makers, and burlesque dancers. She jointly coordinates two projects; The Subcultures Network and the open access digital resource 'Observing the 80s'. She is now writing a book on meanings of time, politics and popular culture in the 1980s. She loves Elvis and is a theoretical hardcore Larry Shipper.