Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson received his BA from Colorado State University in 1971and his PhD from Harvard in 1981. He has taught at Harvard and at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he is currently Professor of History. He is the author of four books, including Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754–1766 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf; London: Faber and Faber, 2000) which won the 2001 Francis Parkman Prize as best book in American history. Together with Andrew Cayton, he has published The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500–2000 (New York: Viking; London: Atlantic Books, 2005).