Andy Silen-McMillin

A California native, Andy McMillin holds a bachelor's degree in Medieval Studies from the University of California at Davis. She also has credentials from the University of Oxford, in English Local History and a Mres degree from the University of Reading in Medieval Studies.

She is currently a PhD researcher at the University of Winchester in History, specializing in early modern queens, focusing on Queen’s lands and Anna of Denmark. Andy’s MRes Thesis covering aspects of religious patronage of Edward IV and Richard III, has been published by the American branch of the Richard III society. Outside academia, she is also an internationally ranked equestrian and award-winning artist and graphic/web designer. Andy is also a member of the marketing team and layout assistant for the Royal Studies Journal and contributor for the newly launched #TeamQueens blog.