Professor of French Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne; President of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France, 2005 to present
PhD, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1989; MA, Reading, 1976; BA (Hons): s (II (i)), Ulster, 1975
The Letter in Flora Tristan’s Politics, 1835–1844, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2004
Ed. with Caroline Bland, Gender and Politics in the Age of Letter Writing 1750–2000, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2004
Flora Tristan’s Tour of France 1843–44, translated, annotated and introduced by M. Cross, Berne, Peter Lang, 2002
Ed. with David Williams, The French Experience from Republic to Monarchy, 1792–1824, Basingstoke, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2000, 232 pp.