Frank Prochaska is an historian of modern Britain and the author of a number of critically acclaimed books. He was born in America but has lived much of his life in Britain and has dual nationality. He has taught at universities on both sides of the Atlantic and in recent years taught British history at Yale. He moved to Oxford in 2010, where he is a member of Somerville College. He has been a Research Fellow at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London University, and a Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford. He is currently an Honorary Fellow, Institute of Historical Research, London University, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He lectures and reviews widely, is a regular contributor to History Today and contributes to media programs and the press in both Britain and the US on such subjects as contemporary social policy and the British monarchy.