Roderick Bailey

Dr Roderick Bailey is a historian at the University of Oxford where he specialises in the study of unconventional forms of warfare, the Second World War in southern Europe, and war’s relationship to medicine. His books include accounts of Allied interactions with resistance movements in Axis-occupied Albania and Mussolini's Italy, and he is currently embarked on a major study of Allied forces’ handling of epidemic disease in Naples in 1943-44. He is a research associate at London's Imperial War Museum, a member of Council of the British School at Athens (2018-21), and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Away from academia he has served with the British Army in Afghanistan and worked extensively for the European Union and OSCE as an observer of international elections.