Timothy J. Shannon is the author of Indian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson in America and Britain. Published by Harvard University Press, it was awarded the 2019 Frank Watson Book Prize for the Best Book in Scottish History.
Tim is Professor of History at Gettysburg College and the chair of the department of history. His scholarship has focused on Native Americans and British peoples in colonial North America.
His first book, Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754 was published by Cornell University Press in 2000, and was awarded the Dixon Ryan Fox Prize from the New York State Historical Association and the Distinguished Book Award from the Society of Colonial Wars. His second book, Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier, was published by Penguin in 2008 as part of its Penguin Library of American Indian History and was a selection of the History Book of the Month Club.