Dr Andrew Sneddon is an historian of early modern and modern social and cultural history. A graduate of University of St Andrews and Lancaster University, he worked as a curator at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and did his post-doctoral work at Queen's University Belfast. He joined Ulster University's History team in 2009.
He has won numerous awards and grants for his research and has dissimilated it all over the world through conference papers, workshops, invited talks and visiting fellowships. His research has been widely published in books, edited chapters, and journal articles, and most recently deals with the history of supernatural in Britain and Ireland in a global context.
He is committed to civic engagement, outreach, and impactful public history and has designed and delivered numerous public exhibitions, workshops, and talks. He has also consulted on and contributed to a wide range of blogs, podcasts, television and radio programmes (BBC, RTE, TG4, ITV) and written for leading newspapers and magazines.
He teaches early modern global history at Ulster University (from undergraduate to PhD level) and has been external examiner for a number of post-graduate programmes at other Universities.
He is a member of the AHRC Peer Review College, a previous president of Ulster Society of Irish Historical Studies and currently joint editor of leading journal, Irish Historical Studies