Sir David Cannadine
Princeton University / Oxford University
Sir David Cannadine, the Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University, is a leading scholar of modern British social, cultural, political, and imperial history, with a particular focus on the British aristocracy, urban development, class, wealth, and philanthropy. A busy commentator and broadcaster on both sides of the Atlantic, he is the author of many books, including Mellon: An American Life, a biography of Andrew W. Mellon. His most recent book is The Undivided Past: History Beyond Our Differences.