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Professor Jonathan Morris

Professor Jonathan Morris

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Professor Jonathan Morris's OpenLearn Profile

Professor Jonathan Morris

Professor Jonathan Morris

About me

Jonathan Morris directed the Cappuccino Conquests research project which traced the history of Italian-style coffee from the origins of espresso in the 1900s through to the global popularity of beverages like cappuccino and caffe latte today. He co-edited Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013), and is currently writing a global history of coffee. He collaborates with a wide range of coffee companies and institutions in Italy and the UK. His broader interests in business history, food studies and the history of consumer society. Jonathan is Research Professor in Modern European History and Director of the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Research Institute at the University of Hertfordshire.