Sam graduated from the LSE with a first class BA in History. Sam’s undergraduate dissertation compared the impact of the AIDS crisis on both the United States and Britain in the 1980s, focusing on political, media, and community responses to the epidemic.
Sam’s broad research interests primarily focus on the post-1945 period and include the history of sexuality, Cold War dynamics, European integration and cohesion, and the social/cultural history of Western Europe.
Outside of his studies Sam is active in student politics. Sam has been involved in numerous national and regional campaigns in Britain, and also has intern experience at the UK Parliament. In his spare time Sam enjoys writing and performing music.