Andrew W. M. Smith is a Lecturer in Liberal Arts at Queen Mary, University of London. In the past he has also worked as a Teaching Fellow at University College London, an Associate Lecturer at Brunel University London, Queen Mary, University of London and a Reader in Contemporary History at the University of Chichester. He studied Modern History at The University of St Andrews (MA (hons First Class), 2007; MLitt (Distinction), 2008 and attained a PhD (London), 2012 from Queen Mary, University of London after a period of research supervised by Professor Julian Jackson. He was also awarded an MBA (Distinction) at the University of Chichester after studying as a Degree Apprentice. Andrew is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS), and Chartered Manager with the CMI (CMgr).
Recent book projects include:
- Terror and Terroir: The Winegrowers of the Languedoc and Modern France (Manchester University Press, September 2016)
- Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect? Edited volume with Chris Jeppesen (UCL Press, March 2017)
Andrew is a historian of modern France interested particularly in ideologies and strategies of resistance, and how identities are shaped by interaction with the state. This has led him to look at wartime resistance, protest movements, and decolonization spanning the Second World War and Cold War.