Stuart Middleton

Position
Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow
Role
2022-2023
Office
Green Hall, Room 3-S-7
Bio/Description

Stuart Middleton is an assistant professor of history and literature at the University of Warwick, UK, where he directs the undergraduate program in history and literature. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Cambridge and was a Fulbright Scholar at New York University in 2017-18. Stuart works on the development of political and intellectual cultures in Britain, Europe and North America since the late nineteenth century, with a particular focus on literature and political thought. His previous work has included a study of detective fiction, essays on the political thought of the early New Left in Britain, and the first installments of a new intellectual history of the welfare state. At Princeton he will be completing a monograph for Cambridge University Press entitled “The Paradox of Democracy,” which explores ideas of democratic crisis in Britain and America between the First World War and the Cold War.