Simon Lee teaches and researches in the fields of political economy, UK politics and government, globalisation and governance studies.
He has a particular interest in the politics, political economy, government and identity of England.
Simon is the author of two books on Gordon Brown, Best for Britain? The Politics and Legacy of Gordon Brown and Boom and Bust The Politics and Legacy of Gordon Brown.
With Matt Beech, he has co-edited five books on UK governments from May 1997 onwards, the most recent of which is The Conservative-Liberal Coalition: Examining The Cameron-Clegg Government.
Gordon Brown and the negation of England
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2012). Gordon Brown and the negation of England. These Englands : a conversation on national identity, 155 - 173. Manchester University Press
We Are All in This Together
Lee, D., & Lee, S. (2011). We Are All in This Together. The Cameron-Clegg Government: Coalition Politics in an Age of Austerity (44986). Palgrave Macmillan