‘He is now recognised within the Army and academic world as a leading (if not the leading) expert on military-media operations.’

Dr John L. Pimlott (1997)

‘Stephen Badsey, one of the world’s leading authorities on war and the media…’

Gary Sheffield, Forgotten Victory (2001)
Professor Stephen Badsey
PhD MA(Cantab.) FRHistS
Military Historian

‘If you know your history, then you know where you’re coming from.’
Bob Marley, Buffalo Soldier


Who am I



Talks & Lectures

TV & Media 1

TV & Media 2


Battlefield Tours

CV Page



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Who Am I?

In brief:

 ~ 25 Years as a Military Historian
PhD MA (Cantab.) FRHistS
 ~Over 25 Books and 80 Other Publications
 ~ Military-Media Specialist
 ~ Numerous Television Appearances etc.
 ~Organised International Conferences
 ~Taught and Lectured on Four Continents
 ~Toured More Than 20 Battlefields

Career path:

*1974-1980 Cambridge University
*1980-1984 The Imperial War Museum
*1984-1988 BBC Television
*1988-2007 The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
* 2007- University of Wolverhampton
  plus the following additional positions:

*1993-1994 The Open University
*1995-2000 De Montfort University
*2001-2004 External Examiner, Salford University
*2005 University of Southern Mississippi
*2005 Centre for Defence Studies, Kings London
*2006 Centre for First World War Studies, Birmingham University
*2009 Centre for Second World War Studies, Birmingham University

Research interests:

The Media, Propaganda and War since c.1800 
Military Thought and Doctrine since c. 1800
The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902
The First World War 1914-1918
The Battle of Normandy 1944
The Falklands war 1982
(etc - see CV/Resume Page)

Stephen Badsey as a speaker at a NATO Media Study Day in December 2005 standing to the left of Lieutenant General David Richards, commanding NATO troops in Afghanistan 2006-2007.


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