Emily researches the history of international aid and development. She examines the intersection of imperialism, decolonisation and internationalism in the work of British NGOs working across Europe and Africa in the twentieth-century. She is also interested in histories of international adoption, child removal and ideas about ‘youth’ in international development. She is currently finishing her first monograph, Saving the Children: Humanitarianism, Internationalism and the British Empire, 1918-1970. Emily teaches in the department if history at Sheffield, and is also currently a Researcher in Residence at Save the Children UK.