Biography

Andrew is a medieval historian, a writing instructor, and an experimental archaeologist. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 2018, where he completed a study titled “The spear in early Anglo-Saxon England: A social-technological history.”

Andrew is a 2015 CLIR Mellon Doctoral Fellow and a recipient of numerous research awards including a Helen Maud Cam dissertation grant from the Medieval Academy of America.

Andrew is currently preparing a monograph on the social history of weaponry in early medieval England, and has begun a new study of peasant artisan crafts in the Early Middle Ages. He also researches medieval metalworking, textiles, and music through hands-on experiments, some of which are documented on this blog.

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