Dr. Spencer Jones is an historian and author of several critically-acclaimed works of non-fiction. He currently holds the post of Senior Lecturer in Armed Forces and War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton. In addition, since October 2013 he has served as the Regimental Historian for the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
His key works include the award-nominated From Boer War to World War: Tactical Reform of the British Army 1902 – 1914 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012) and the edited collection Stemming the Tide: Officers and Leadership in the British Expeditionary Force 1914 (Helion & Co., 2013), which was runner-up for the 2013 Templer Medal. His most recent work, Courage without Glory: The British Army on the Western Front 1915 (Helion & Co., 2015) has been shortlisted for the British Army Book of the Year Award.
Spencer is a frequent contributor to BBC History Magazine and has appeared on a number of BBC television programmes including The One Show, Who Do You Think You Are and The Quizeum.