Book-launchEliza Filby is a writer, academic and broadcaster who specialises in contemporary religion, politics and values. Her first book, God and Mrs Thatcher was published in February 2015.

Born in south London, Eliza was educated at Durham and UCL and received her PhD in history from the University of Warwick in 2010. Between 2010-2014, she was lecturer in Modern British History at King’s College London where she taught, amongst other things, Thatcherism to those born after The Iron Lady had left Downing Street.

Eliza has taught at the universities of Warwick, Institute of Historical Research and in 2013 was a visiting lecturer at Renmin University, Beijing. She is currently visiting fellow at King’s College, London and is also founder of Grad Train a business designed to help graduates make the transition from university to the workplace.

Eliza has written for Times, Guardian, Telegraph and Spectator and has appeared on Fox News, Sky News, LBC, Radio 4’s World at One and BBC’s Daily Politics.