Gentles, Ian

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Gentles, Ian

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25 October 1941-


Ian James Gentles (b. Kingston, Jamaica, 25 October 1941) is a professor of history at Glendon College, York University. Gentles earned a BA (Hons.) in English and History (1963) and an MA in Modern American History (1965) from the University of Toronto before completing a PhD in English History from the University of London (1969). His historical research, focused on early modern England, has been published in Historical Journal, English Historical Review, Historical Research, Economic History Review and others. His monograph, The New Model Army in England, Ireland and Scotland, 1645-1653, was published by Oxford University Press in 1992. He was the recipient of the Principal’s Teaching Excellence Award from Glendon College in 2001 and has received numerous research fellowships throughout his career. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Gentles is an active pro-life advocate and researcher and Vice-President and Research Director of the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research (formerly the Human Life Research Institute), a pro-life thinktank based in Toronto.


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Date of birth added and bio updated - C. Falls 08/01/2016




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