Dr. Christopher Knowles

Christopher Knowles was awarded his PhD in February 2014, after studying the British occupation of Germany as a part-time research student at the Institute of Contemporary British History at Kings College, London. He adopted a biographical approach to research twelve important and influential British people who worked for the Control Commission or Military Government in Germany, for his thesis Winning the Peace: The British in occupied Germany, 1945-1948, supervised by Professor Pat Thane at King’s College and Professor Bernd Weisbrod at Göttingen. He is now a Visiting Research Associate at King’s College.