Chris Minty

Christopher F. Minty is a historian of early America. He specializes in the history of Revolutionary America, the Early Republic, loyalism, New York City, and the Adams family of Massachusetts. He lives in Boston.

Dr. Minty received both his B.A. with First Class Honours and Ph.D. from the University of Stirling in Scotland. He is currently Assistant Editor of The Adams Papers Editorial Project at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

He is the author of multiple peer-reviewed articles on New York, loyalism, and the American Revolution. Dr. Minty is also the author of “The Sons of Britain” The Revolutionary Origins of Loyalism in New York City (Cornell Univ. Press, forthcoming) and the coeditor of The Cause of Loyalty: The Revolutionary Worlds of Myles Cooper (Lexington Books, forthcoming) and multiple volumes of the Adams Family Correspondence (Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press, 2017, [2019], [2021]).

He previously worked at the New-York Historical Society and Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School.

Twitter @cfminty

Email: cminty@masshist.org

Photo credit here and throughout: Henry Vega Ortiz.