Dr Will Selinger

Will Selinger is Lecturer in European History, 1700-1850. He is a historian of political thought and has a particular interest in modern theories of democracy and representative government. Before coming to UCL, he was a lecturer in the Social Studies program at Harvard. His first book is entitled Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber. It will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2019, in the Ideas in Context series. He is currently beginning work on a comprehensive intellectual biography of Montesquieu.

Major publications

For a full list of publications, please see Will's Iris profile.


  • The Political Thought of the French Revolution
  • Empire and Commerce in the Enlightenment