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Leighton, Denys P.



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  • Denys P. Leighton is Professor and Dean in the Jindal School of Languages and Literature, O. P. Jindal Global University since 2021. He worked at the University of Delhi and at Ambedkar University Delhi for more than fifteen years before joining Jindal Global University and has been on the faculty of several U.S. colleges and universities since 1990. He has taught and researched in several areas of history, European studies and global studies. He holds degrees from the University of Virginia (BA) and Washington University, St. Louis (MA, PhD), studied at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Germany) and was a Middle Common Room associate of Mansfield College, University of Oxford. He has been the recipient of several fellowships and research grants. His major monographic publications include The Greenian Moment: T. H. Green, Religion and Political Argument in Victorian Britain (2004) and Lives of Victorian Political Figures. Part IV: J. S. Mill, Walter Bagehot, William Morris and T. H. Green by their Contemporaries, Vol. 2: Green and Morris (2009). He has worked on editorial boards of journals of cultural studies, language and literature studies and history and regularly evaluates book manuscripts for publishers.

research overview

  • His area of research includes history, European studies and global studies.

full name

  • Denys P. Leighton

primary email

  • dpleighton[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in