- Medieval Europe
- Early Modern Europe
- History of England
- Byzantium & Islam: Medieval Mediterranean
- Expansion of Europe
- The Twelfth Century Renaissance (special topic)
Dr. Leech is an urban historian of late medieval England. His research and writing on the subject include: the urban economy, town-country networks, and local identities. The large provincial city of Coventry is used as the focus for these studies.
Member of the Medieval Academy of America and the American Historical Association.
Leech, D. “‘By the evidence of this city’: Enclosing Land and Memory in Fifteenth Century Coventry.”Medieval History Journal (April 2012).
Leech, D. “Stability and Change at the End of the Middle Ages: Coventry 1450-1525.“ Midland History (Spring 2009).