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Dr Jack Brown

Dr Jack Brown

  • Academics

Lecturer in London Studies and London Partnerships Director

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Biography

Jack Brown is Lecturer in London Studies and is part of the Strand Group, in the Policy Institute at King’s. Previously, Jack was Researcher in Residence at No. 10 Downing Street, Research Manager at thinktank Centre for London, and studied Contemporary British History at BA and MA level at Queen Mary University of London. His PhD thesis, also undertaken at QMUL, was entitled ‘The London Docklands Development Corporation under Reg Ward and the Emergence of Canary Wharf: 1981-87’.

Dr Brown is author of No.10: The Geography of Power at Downing Street (published by Haus), The London Problem: What Britain gets wrong about its capital city (Haus); and co-author of London's Mayor at 20, published by BiteBack.

Office hours

Office hours are by appointment

Research

  • History of London
  • London’s governance and politics
  • Urban regeneration
  • National and local government

Teaching

6SSPP372 Prime Ministers and Leadership since Thatcher

7SSPP054: London: History and Governance