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Mariel Rodriguez

Mariel Rodriguez

PhD Candidate in History

Trinity College
Cambridge CB2 1TQ


I am currently working on a PhD supervised by Peter Mandler.
My PhD project examines heritage preservation practices at the local level in nineteenth century.
Prior to beginning my PhD, I completed an MPhil at Trinity College, Cambridge, and a BA at Rice University.

Research Interests

My doctoral dissertation is provisionally titled 'Local identities and the emergence of preservation movements in England, 1830-1913'. 

Other Professional Activities

Cultural History Workshop Convenor, 2017-18

Contributor, History to the Public, 2016-18


  • Modern British History

Key Publications

‘Memory and identity: the influence of early preservation practices on English culture’. Postgraduate Perspectives on the Past, volume 3 issue 1, December 2018