Andrew Edwards is a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University, studying the political economy of revolution in colonial America and the antebellum United States, focusing on sovereignty, property, and exchange. He received a B.A., summa cum laude, from the School of General Studies of Columbia University, where he wrote a thesis on land speculation and sovereignty in the Early Republic with Elizabeth Blackmar and Mae Ngai. Andrew is currently researching how systems of credit, currency, and Atlantic exchange contributed to the Stamp Act Crisis and the American Revolution. A native of Humboldt County in Northern California, Andrew has lived most of his adult life in New York City, where he was a financial reporter, event producer, and baker. His hobbies include blues guitar and keeping his motorcycle running.