Allyson N. May

- Associate Professor

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PhD, University of Toronto, 1997
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85272
Email: amay6@uwo.ca
Office: Lawson Hall 1205
Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30pm, or by appointment
Law and Governance Conference


Research Interests

Professor May is a specialist in 18th and 19th century Britain.

Select Publications

Books

  •  The Bar and the Old Bailey, 1750-1850 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003)
  • The Fox-Hunting Controversy, 1781-2004: Class and Cruelty (Farnham, Surrey, UK: Ashgate, January 2013)

  •  Criminal Justice in the Old World and the New: Essays in Honour of J.M. Beattie, ed. Greg T. Smith, Allyson N. May, and Simon Devereaux (Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, 1998)
  • Criminal Justice during the Long Eighteenth Century: Theatre, Representation and Emotion, ed. David Lemmings and Allyson N. May (Routledge, 2018)

Recent Book Chapters

  • ‘Irish Sensibilities and the English Bar: The Advocacy of Charles Phillips’, in David Lemmings and Allyson N. May, eds., Criminal Justice during the Long Eighteenth Century: Theatre, Representation and Emotion (Routledge, 2018)

  • ‘Fiction or “Faction”?: Literary Representations of the Early Nineteenth-Century Criminal Courtroom,’ in David Lemmings, ed., Crime, Courtrooms and the Public Sphere in Britain, 1700-1850 (Ashgate, 2012).

Conferences Organized