Amy Westwell

University of St Andrews

After Paine: Radical Political Economy in Britain 1792-1832

Academic History:

2010 - 2011 Cert. HE Music (Performance), RSAMD

2011 - 2015 MA (Hons) History & Politics, University of Glasgow

2015 - 2016 MLitt Intellectual History, University of St Andrews

2016 - 2020 PhD Modern History, University of St Andrews


Richard Whatmore

Knud Haakonssen

Research Interests:

  • Intellectual History
  • History of Political & Economic Thought
  • 18th Century Scotland
  • Revolutionary Theory
  • History of the Labour Movement & Socialist Parties
  • Radical Political Thought

Previous Research Projects:

University of Glasgow Special Collections internship: documents relating to Adam Smith; University of St Andrews internship: transcribing & interpreting Adam Ferguson’s lecture notes; MLitt Dissertation: Dugald Stewart & the French Revolution


AHRC DTP Scholarship

MLitt Scholarship, University of St Andrews

University Hall St Andrews Graduate Association Scholarship, University of St Andrews


Dean’s List, University of St Andrews

Greta C Tweedale Prize, University of Glasgow


Roch Winds: A Treacherous Guide to the State of Scotland (Luath Press, 2016)

First published: 14 November 2016