Dr Ian Harris

Lecturer in Early Modern History

Ian HarrisContact Details

  • Tel: +44 (0)116 229 7532
  • Email: ich1@le.ac.uk
  • Office: Room 005, 6 Salisbury Road
  • Office Hours: Semester 2, available for dissertation supervision on Thursday 9th February 2017 10:00 - 13:00 - if this is not convenient, please email for an appointment.


Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge; Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford; visiting research fellow at Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library, University of Southampton, National Maritime Museum and the Huntington Library; Leverhulme research fellow.


PhD Supervision

Thought, politics and literature, especially in Britain during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; American Revolution. 

Most Recent Publications

  1. ‘John Locke and Natural Law: Free Worship and Toleration’, Proceedings of the British Academy, 186(2013), 59-105 = Jon Parkin and Timothy Stanton, eds., Natural Law in  the Early Enlightenment (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2013), ch.4
  2. ‘Burke and Religion’ in David Dwan and Christopher J. Insole, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Edmund Burke (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), ch.7
  3. ‘Some Origins of a Tudor Revolution’, English Historical Review, 126, 523 (2011), 1355-1385
  4. ‘The Anglican Mind of Maurice Cowling’, in Robert Crowcroft, S.J.D. Green and Richard Whiting, eds., The Philosophy, Politics and Religion of British Democracy. Maurice Cowling and Conservatism (London: I.B.Tauris, 2010), pp.223-269

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