Chris Evans is a professor of history at the University of South Wales. He is the author of Slave Wales: The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery, 1660–1850 and the coauthor of Baltic Iron in the Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Century.
He studied History in London, both as an undergraduate and postgraduate and then spent a couple of years at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne as a postdoctoral research fellow; then came a couple of years working for the National Archives in London.
My current interests include: abolitionism in the British world in the nineteenth century; the links between European industry and the Atlantic slave trade; eighteenth-century whaling; and Swansea copper as an agency of global change in the nineteenth century.
Source: University of South Wales