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Robert G. Ingram

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  • Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia
  • M.A. from the University of Virginia


  • Early Modern Britain

Personal Profile

Robert G. Ingram is Professor of History and Director of the George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions. He will be a Slater Fellow at Durham University in Spring 2020. 

His research concerns religion and society in post-revolutionary Britain and its empire. His most recent book is Reformation Without End: Religion, Politics and the Past in Post-Revolutionary England (2018). In addition to co-editing Freedom of Speech, 1500–1850 (forthcoming, 2020), God in the Enlightenment (2016) and Between Sovereignty and Anarchy: The Politics of Violence in the American Revolutionary Era (2015), he has published Religion, Reform and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century: Thomas Secker and the Church of England (2007). He is also co-editing Parliamentary Sovereignty and Populism with Chris Barker.

His current book project is Hobbes's Century: England, Ireland and Religious Establishment, 1689–1742, a study of the state’s sacralization in post-revolutionary Britain. With Stephen Taylor and Hannah Smith, he is also producing a scholarly edition of the memoirs and correspondence of John Lord Hervey (1696–1743).

Visit his website for more information and CV.


  • HIST 1220: Western Civilization: Modernity from 1500
  • HIST 2300: Capitalism and Its Critics: An Intellectual History
  • HIST 3111J: Historical Research and Writing
  • HIST 3860: Shakespeare’s England, 1450–1603
  • HIST 3861: Revolutionary Britain, 1603–1702
  • HIST 3862: History of Britain until 1688
  • HIST 3864: Making Modern Britain, 1702–1815
  • T3 4100: The Intellectual Origins of the American Revolution
  • T3 4101: The Enlightenment: Ireland, Scotland, England
  • T3 4104: God and Science in the Western World