Specialty: Atlantic World, Britain and it’s empire, and Early American History
Troy Bickham specializes in the history of Britain and its empire, especially North America, during the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. He enjoys teaching British, Atlantic world, and colonial/early North American history. He is the author of three books, including The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812 (2012), as well as the forthcoming Eating the Empire: Food and Society in Britain (2020). His articles have appeared in such leading journals as the William and Mary Quarterly, Eighteenth Century Studies, and Past & Present, and his research has been funded by such institutions as the American Historical Association, Pew Charitable Trust, American Philosophical Society, and Huntington Library. His current research projects include communications network mapping of the early modern world, Britain’s experience of the American Revolution, and a global history of maple syrup. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.