Dr Eliza Filby

Visiting Lecturer, King’s College, London
Historian of Contemporary Values
Writer, academic, Broadcaster

Eliza Filby is a writer, broadcaster and academic specialising in contemporary values. After gaining her doctorate from Warwick University, she taught at King’s College, London and Renmin University, Beijing. She is currently a visiting fellow at King’s College, London. Eliza has appeared on Fox News, Sky News, LBC, Radio 4’s World at One and BBC’s Daily Politics and has written for The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times, Spectator and has reviewed for Financial Times, The Tablet and Standpoint magazine. Her first book, God and Mrs Thatcher, exploring the religious motivation of Margaret Thatcher’s politics and the role that religion played in British politics, was published last year. Eliza also runs a training business for graduates called GradTrain.


“The début of an important voice in the study of history and intellectual biography, ‘God & Mrs Thatcher’ is absolutely not to be missed.”

Matthew D’Ancona

“Eliza Filby is one of the most original scholars of her generation. As much at home in contemporary politics as in history, she ranges over a vast field with an acute intelligence and sovereign command of her material.”

Daniel Johnson, Editor, Standpoint Magazine

“God and Mrs Thatcher is the most serious and penetrating study on the intellectual and religious origins of Thatcherism to have been written”

Charles Moore