Joseph McQuade

Junior Affiliate (Postdoc)

Joseph McQuade is an historian specializing in South Asian history and the history of terrorism. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar in 2017 and held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Toronto’s Centre for South Asian Studies and Asian Institute. His first book, A Genealogy of Terrorism: Colonial Law and the Origins of an Idea (Cambridge University Press, 2020), was nominated for the AHA John F. Richards Prize in South Asian History.

He is currently a Research Affiliate at Queen’s University’s Global History Initiative and a Senior Fellow at the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History in Toronto.

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