American Revolution Podcast explores the events of the American Revolution, from beginning to end. It publishes weekly. Be sure to check out the related blog for access to pictures, maps, and links to more useful information on each week's episode. https://blog.amrevpodcast.com
About the Host
Host Name: Michael Troy
Host Residence Country: United States
Michael Troy grew up in Northern Delaware, near Philadelphia. In high school, he was an active member of the Delaware Historical Reenactment Society.
He studied law and politics in school, attending the George Washington University and then the University of Michigan Law School as a Truman Scholar. He worked briefly on Capitol Hill for then Senator Joe Biden and Congressman Thomas Carper. He also did a short stint at the Federal Election Commission. After that, he worked as a civil rights lawyer in Washington DC.
For many years Mr. Troy worked at the Center for Individual Rights, litigating cases on constitutional law, several of which went to the US Supreme Court. These included, Rosenberger v. University of Virginia, Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger, as well as US v. Morrison.
In the late 1990’s, his fascination with computers resulted in a career change. He has worked in IT management for several law firms in Washington, DC and Philadelphia.
In 2015, Mr. Troy began the Unlearned History blog, later turning it into a podcast. In 2017 he began publication of the American Revolution Podcast, serving as writer, producer, and editor, as well as the voice of the podcast.
Mr. Troy lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons. He is President of the American Revolution Roundtable of South Jersey, and spends most of his spare time reading about the American Revolution and producing his podcast.