Richard Lebrun

Professor Emeritus

Phone: 604-971-1687
curriculum vitae


Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.A., University of Minnesota
B.A., St. John's University (Minnesota)


French intellectual history (18th and 19th centuries); the thought of Joseph de Maistre; the history of Catholicism; history of France; history of modern Europe


Editor and translator: Lamennais: A Believer’s Revolutionary Politics (Leiden & Boston, Brill, 2018)
Editor and Translator, "The Works of Joseph de Maistre," an online data base of English translations of all the writings of Joseph de Maistre, InteLex, released in March 2009, available in libraries that subscribe to the InteLex Past Masters series.
Editor, Joseph de Maistre's Life, Thought, and Influence: Selected Studies (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001). Includes two of my own articles "Joseph de Maistre and Edmund Burke: A Comparison" and "Joseph de Maistre in the Anglophone World".
Joseph de Maistre: An Intellectual Militant (Kingston and Montrea: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988).
Throne and Altar: The Political and Religious Thought of Joseph de Maistre (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1965).