Angus Brown is a PhD Candidate in History at the University of Cambridge. His work focuses on the origins of modern constitutionalism, debates about constitutional guardianship and constitutional courts in the American and French Revolutions. He is particularly interested in the writings of Thomas Paine, Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès, and Benjamin Constant. Before starting his PhD, Angus completed an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge and a B.A. in History and Politics at the University of Oxford. He previously edited the Oxford student newspaper Cherwell, and has written for Jacobin, The Erasmus Forum, The Oxford Political Review, and the Oxford Review of Books.