Krista Cowman

Krista Cowman

Krista Cowman is professor of history at the University of Lincoln where she researches women's political activism in the 20th century. She was the historical advisor for Suffragette.


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Working-class heroines

Militancy and prison during the women’s suffrage movement were not the privilege of the elite. Far from it. Krista Cowman, professor of history and advisor on the film Suffragette, explains how working-class women were vital in securing the vote.