David Head teaches history at the University of Central Florida.
He is the author of A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution (Pegasus, 2019) and Privateers of the Americas: Spanish American Privateering from the United States in the Early Republic (Georgia, 2015).
He is also the editor of The Golden Age of Piracy: The Rise, Fall, and Enduring Popularity of Pirates (Georgia, 2018) and the co-editor, with Timothy C. Hemmis, of A Republic of Scoundrels: The Schemers, Intriguers, and Adventurers Who Created a New American Nation (Pegasus, 2023).
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