Peter O'Connor

Peter O’Connor completed his PhD at Northumbria University in 2014. His research focuses on nineteenth-century Anglo-American History with a particular emphasis on the way the British understood the US political system in the period. His PhD thesis was entitled ‘“The Inextinguishable Struggle Between North and South,” American Sectionalism in the British Mind, 1832-1863.’ He has published work on the British legacy of Thomas Jefferson and the presidency of John Quincy Adams.