Robert G. Ingram
- Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia
- M.A. from the University of Virginia
- Early Modern Britain
Robert G. Ingram is Professor of History at Ohio University and Director of the Menard Family George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Presidential Research Scholar at Ohio University.
His research focuses on the early history of liberal democracy in the English-speaking world, with particular focus on religion and politics. 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 (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). Currently, he is co-editing Parliamentary Sovereignty and Populism with Chris Barker. With Jeff Collins, Raffaella Santi, Shannon Stimson and Sam Zeitlin, he also edits a new book series on intellectual history called Ideas and Practices, 1300–1850 (Boydell/Durham University IMEMS Press).
His current book projects are The Religion of the State: J.N. Figgis, Sovereignty and Constitutionalism, which examines the thought of Neville Figgis (1866–1919), an historian and political philosopher of sovereignty and the modern state’s origins, and Hobbes's Century: England, Ireland and Religious Establishment, 1689–1742, a study of the state’s sacralization in post-revolutionary Britain. Stephen Taylor, Hannah Smith and he are also engaged in producing a scholarly edition of the memoirs and correspondence of the Whig politician 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