Andrew Zwilling is an assistant professor of strategy and war in the College of Distance Education. His current research centers on the British Empire in the Mediterranean region during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. His areas of expertise include the British Empire, Colonial America, and early modern Europe. Before joining the resident faculty in Newport in 2018, he served as an adjunct professor of strategy and war in the College of Distance Education on location for six years. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Florida State University.