Timothy J. G. Harris

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Timothy J. G. Harris (born 1958) [1] is an historian of Later Stuart Britain. [2]



A native of London, Tim Harris was educated at the University of Cambridge, from which he received a BA (1980), MA (1984), and PhD (1985). [3] From 1983 to 1986, he was a fellow at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. [4] His doctoral dissertation was published by Cambridge University Press as London Crowds in the Reign of Charles II in 1987. [5]

Since 1986, Harris has been a member of the faculty of the Department of History at Brown University. [6] There, he was an assistant professor from 1986 to 1990; an associate professor from 1990 to 1995; a full professor from 1995; and has been the Munro-Goodwin-Wilkinson Professor in European History from 2004 to the present.; [7] [8]

Harris' work has focused on the intersection of high politics with popular politics; popular protest; popular religion; and politics in the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of Ireland, and the Kingdom of Scotland. [9] His work has mainly focused on the reigns of Charles II of England, James VII and II of Scotland and England, William III of England and Mary II of England, and Anne, Queen of Great Britain.


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