Philip Boobbyer

Philip Boobbyer was born (1963) and raised in Oxford. After taking degrees at Cambridge and Georgetown Universities and the London School of Economics, he moved to the University of Kent in Canterbury in 1995, where he became a lecturer in modern Russian and European history. His publications include S.L.Frank: The Life and Work of a Russian Philosopher 1877-1950 (1995), and Conscience, Dissent and Reform in Soviet Russia (2005). Apart from his academic work, Dr Boobbyer is an enthusiastic for sport (he plays football and squash), goes to church (Anglican), follows current affairs, and occasionally goes fishing. Philip got involved with IofC through his parents, who were full time workers. He also met his wife, Laura, through the movement, and they have a young son called Peter.