Andrew Deaton

Andrew Deaton

Degree Program: PhD

Advisor: Daniel Riches

Research Areas

  • Military and Naval History
  • European History



  • BA, University of Georgia, 2009
  • BA, University of Georgia, 2009
  • MA, The University of Alabama, 2018

Research Interests

  • The Hussite Wars within the Military Revolution

Current Projects

  • The Hussite Wars of the 15th century and the rise of professional soldiery

Recent Publications

  • “Divining God’s favour and diverting his wrath: supernatural intervention in the Hussite Wars under Jan Žižka, 1419–1425.” In Miracles, Political Authority and Violence in Medieval and Early Modern History, eds. Matthew Rowley and Natasha Hodgson (Routledge, 2022)

Awards & Honors

  • Fulbright US Student: Czech Republic (2022–2023)
  • Max Kele Award: Southern Historical Association, European section (2019)
  • Foreign Language Area Studies grant: Czech Republic (2017)
  • Folger Institute: Student in Research Methods and Agendas course (2017)