Fred Anderson is a professor of history at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he has taught since 1983. He is the author or editor of five books, including Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754–1766 (2000), which won the Francis Parkman Prize and the Mark Lynton History Prize. He is a coauthor, with Andrew Cayton, of The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500–2000 (2005).
- Empire and Liberty in North American History
- The Peace of Paris, 1763
- The Seven Years' War and the Making of George Washington
- The Significance of the Seven Years' War
- War and Peace in American History