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Robert G. Ingram

Dr. Robert Ingram


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


  • Early Modern Britain

Robert G. Ingram is a professor in the History Department and director of the George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and History. He specializes in early modern British religious, political, and intellectual history. In addition to co-editing Between Sovereignty and Anarchy: The Politics of Violence in the American Revolutionary Era (2015) and God in the Enlightenment (2016), he has published Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England (2018) and Religion, Reform and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century: Thomas Secker and the Church of England (2007). He is currently working on a book project called Hobbes’s Century: England, Ireland and Religious Establishment, 1689–1742 and is co-editing (with Jason Peacey and Alex Barber) Freedom of Speech, 1500–1850.

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

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