About

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HiI am a researcher, web developer and writer from Oxford, currently living in Edinburgh.

I was awarded my PhD in 2013 from the University of Sussex.

Examples of some of my coding projects are available at GitHub.

I have written for Reform Scotland, the British Library and The Historical Journal, amongst many others.

CV

Employment

2014 – present
Researcher, Institute of Intellectual History, School of History, University of St Andrews.

2013-14
Researcher, Bentham Project, Faculty of Laws, UCL.

2011
Associate Tutor, School of History, Art History and Philosophy, University of Sussex.

Education

2008-13 PhD Intellectual History, University of Sussex
Thesis: James Mill’s Commonplace Books and their Intellectual Context, 1773-1836
See also: electronic edition of James Mill’s Commonplace Books.

2007-8 M.A. Early Modern History, King’s College London
Dissertation: Education, Political Economy and Le Comité d’Instruction Publique de la Convention Nationale, 1792‐93.

2003-6 B.A. (Hons) Politics and Modern History, University of Manchester
Dissertation: The influence of Rousseau’s The Social Contract on the French Revolution.

Publications

See Google Scholar for a full list of my academic publications.

Talks

The foundations of James Mill’s secular political thought
University of St Andrews, 28 February 2014

‘A monopoly of spiritual domination’: Bentham, secularism and James Mill’s political thought
UCL, 19 March 2014