Timothy J. Shannon
Campus Box 0401
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400
(717) 337 -
PhD Northwestern University, 1993
BA Brown University, 1986
History of the British Isles
Interdisciplinary Course in LondonNation&Empire: Brit 1688-1814
The Native American-European Encounter in North America
Britain, Nation and Empire, 1660-1815
United States to 1877
Professor Shannon teaches Early American, Native American, and British history. He is the author of Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier (2008), Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America (2004), and Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754 (2000), which won the Dixon Ryan Fox Prize from the New York State Historical Association and the Distinguished Book Award from the Society of Colonial Wars. He is also co-author with Victoria Bissell Brown of Going to the Source: The Bedford Reader in Early American History (second edition, 2008). His articles have appeared in the William and Mary Quarterly, the New England Quarterly, and Ethnohistory. He is currently working on a biography of eighteenth-century Indian captive Peter Williamson.