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James A. T. Lancaster

UQ Research Fellow, The University of Queensland

James A. T. Lancaster is an intellectual historian who received his PhD from the Warburg Institute in the University of London.

He is currently a UQ Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) and Affiliate Academic in the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry (HAPI) at the University of Queensland.

Previously, he was a Visiting Lecturer and Teaching Fellow in the Department of History at Royal Holloway, University of London.

As a member of the Editorial Board of the Oxford Francis Bacon critical edition, he has published articles and book chapters on the philosophical and religious thought of Francis Bacon.

His recent publications include a co-edited special issue of Intellectual History Review on early modern anticlericalism: “Priestcraft. Early Modern Variations on the Theme of Sacerdotal Imposture”


  • –present
    UQ Research Fellow, The University of Queensland


  • 2015 
    The Warburg Institute, University of London, PhD, Intellectual History