Will Bashor received his M.A. in French literature from Ohio University and his Ph.D. in International Studies from the American Graduate School in Paris. He lives downtown in Columbus, Ohio, and teaches at Franklin and Ohio Dominican Universities. A member of the Society for French Historical Studies and the American Historical Association, he specializes in eighteenth-century French literature, culture, and history. His other publications include Marie Antoinette’s Head: The Royal Hairdresser, the Queen, and the Revolution, which won the Adele Mellen Prize for Distinguished Scholarship and was a New York Post’s “Must-Read” book in 2015. His current work is Marie Antoinette's Darkest Days: Prisoner No. 280 in the Conciergerie (Aug. 2016). He also authored Jean-Baptiste Cléry: Eyewitness to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette's Nightmare in 2013. Visit him at www.willbashor.com.