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    Dr Andrew O'Shaughnessy

Andrew O’Shaughnessy is one of the foremost scholars of the American Revolution in the world. His particular expertise relates to the imperial context of the American Revolution in its relationship to Britain. This research and perspective underpins his books which include An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000) and The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013). The latter received eight national awards including the New York Historical Society American History Book Prize, the George Washington Book Prize, and the Society of Military History Book Prize. He is a co-editor of Old World, New World. America and Europe in the Age of Jefferson (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010) and a co-editor of the Jeffersonian America series published by the University of Virginia Press. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of American History.