G. Patrick O'Brien

PhD Candidate in History, University of South Carolina

Patrick is a doctoral candidate at the University of South Carolina preparing to defend a dissertation in the spring of 2019. His research focuses on colonial women during the American Revolution, the emotional underpinnings of British loyalism in the late eighteenth century, and the experience of revolutionary exiles in Nova Scotia.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, University of South Carolina


  • 2019 
    University of South Carolina, PhD
  • 2012 
    McGill University, MA
  • 2011 
    Providence College, BA