Department of History

Perry Colvin

Perry Colvin

Office Hours

  • By appointment


Perry Colvin came to Auburn as a Direct Track PhD student from St. Mary's College of Maryland, where he wrote his undergraduate thesis on Winston Churchill's impact on the development of early British military aviation. Following his undergraduate work, Perry spent a year at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery where he worked on an upcoming show on the War of 1812.  His research interests focus on Modern British political and military history, and Aviation History. At Auburn Perry is working with Dr. Bill Trimble and Dr. Mark Sheftall to continue his research on Churchill's aviation involvement as well as early British politics and aviation as a whole.


Last Updated: June 13, 2016