Prof Stuart Jones

Professor of Intellectual History

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PhDs supervised to completion 

* = funded by AHRC or its precursors

David Worsley: 'Sir John Robert Seeley and his Intellectual Legacy: Religion, Imperialism and Nationalism in Victorian and Post-Victorian Britain'. 2001. Now working in transport strategy as Associate Director at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, and a Visiting Lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering at Newcastle University.

Leif Jerram: 'Building, Spaces, Politics: Munich City Council and the Management of Modernity, 1900-1930'. 2001. Published by Manchester University Press as Germany's Other Modernity. Subsequently Senior Lecturer in History, University of Manchester

* Richard Wright: 'Italian Fascism and the British-Italian community 1928-43: experience and memory'. 2005.

Katherine Davies: 'Three voices of the interwar French Catholic revival: Jacques Maritain, Charles du Bos and Gabriel Marcel and the tensions of reconciliation with the world'. 2008. Publications include article in Journal of the History of Ideas.

George Haralambakis: 'The Action Française: Ideology and Political Identity' 2009

Vicky Morrisroe: '"The Sword of the Lord": West vs. East in the Historical Works of E.A. Freeman'. 2010. Publications include articles in the Journal of Victorian Culture and Modern Intellectual History. Vicky is now Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Gloucestershire

Gareth Davies: 'From André Tardieu to Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: The Evolution of the Modéré Tradition in France from 1929 to 1981'. 2010. Download. Publications include  DOI: 10.3917/hp.016.0094

Matthew Adams: '"The Truth of a Few Simple Ideas": Peter Kropotkin, Herbert Read and the Tradition of Anarchist Communism in Britain, 1886-1968'. 2011. Now published by Palgrave DOI: 10.1057/9781137392626. Lecturer in History, Loughborough University. 

* Iain Stewart'Raymond Aron and the Roots of the French Liberal Renaissance' 2011. Iain is now Lecturer in History, UCL. Publications include a 2019 monograph in C.U.P.'s premier series, Ideas in Context, and articles in European Review of History and Sartre Studies International.

Michael Perduniak: 'Pamphlets and Politics: The British Liberal Party and the "Working Man", c. 1867-c. 1925'. 2013.

Victoria Glass'British Intellectuals in the Age of Total and Nuclear Warfare'. 2014. Victoria is now a management consultant at PwC.

James Shaw, 'The Great Desideratum in Government: James Madison, Benjamin Constant, and the Liberal-Republican Framework for Political Neutrality’. 2016. Funded by the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. James is currently an editorial associate with Thomson Reuters and managing editor of

* Sean Irving, 'Friedrich Hayek: An Unrepentant Old Whig', 2016. Subsequently employed as advisor to Richard Burgon MP. Sean's publications from his PhD include articles in the European Journal of Political Theory and in History of European Ideas, and a forthcoming monograph with Routledge.

Luke Heselwood, 'British Liberals and China in the Era of the Second Opium War' (co-supervisor). 2016. Luke is now Research Assistant at Reform Research Trust.

*Jessica Patterson, ‘Enlightenment, Empire and Deism: Interpretations of Hinduism in the Work of East India “Company Men”, 1760-1790’. 2017. Jessica is now Temporary Lecturer in Intellectual and Cultural History at King's College London. She has published in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies and History of European Ideas.

*Daniel Edmonds, 'Unpacking "Chauvinism": The Interrelationship of Race, Internationalism, and Anti-Imperialism amongst Marxists in Britain, 1899-1933'. 2017.

Nicholas Loizou, 'Before New Liberalism: The Continuity of Radical Dissent, 1867-1914', 2019.

Liam Stowell, 'The Athens of Example: The Classical World in British International Thought, 1900-1939', 2020.



Student Theses

  1. 2021
  2. The Eighteenth-Century Entrepreneurial State in the Political Economy of Johann Heinrich Gottlob von Justi (1717-1771)

    Author: Zhao, X., 1 Aug 2021

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Roessner, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  3. 2019
  4. Before New Liberalism: The Continuity of Radical Dissent, 1867-1914

    Author: Loizou, N., 1 Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Scriven, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  5. 2018
  6. 2017
  7. Shaping the Inheritance of the Spanish Civil War on the British Left, 1939-1945

    Author: Mottram, D. W., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Summerfield, P. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Master of Philosophy

  8. Enlightenment, Empire and Deism: interpretations of the 'Hindoo religion' in the work of East India 'Company Men', 1760-1790.

    Author: Patterson, J., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Suthren Hirst, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  9. The Impact of Anglo-Chinese Relations on the Development of British Liberalism, 1842-1857

    Author: Heselwood, L., 1 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Zheng, Y. (Supervisor) & Jones, H. S. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  10. 2016
  11. Friedrich Hayek: AN Unrepentant Old Whig

    Author: Irving, S., 31 Dec 2016

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Taithe, B. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  12. 2015

    Author: Glass, V., 1 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Geiger, T. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  14. 2013
  15. Pamphlets and Politics: The British Liberal Party and the 'Working Man', c. 1867-c. 1925

    Author: Perduniak, M., 31 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Jones, H. S. (Supervisor) & Wildman - Tarozzi, C. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

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