Andrew J. Avery

Andrew J. Avery, University of Kansas

Andrew J. Avery is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. Currently, he is working on a dissertation entitled “World of the Midnight Sun: Antarctica and the British Empire, 1768-Present”, which focuses on how British imperial actors constructed the Antarctic as an imperial and post-imperial space and how Great Britain interacted with other imperial nations and competitors in Antarctica. He previously earned degrees in History from East Tennessee State University and Flagler College, respectively.

Research projects/ interests
  • British colonialism
  • History of Antarctica
  • Imperial spaces and places
  • Colonial leisure

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Keywords: British colonialism, History of Antarctica, imperial spaces and places, colonial leisure