Will Bashor has an M.A. degree in French literature from Ohio University and a Ph.D. in International Studies from the American Graduate School in Paris where he gathered letters, newspapers, journals, and plays during his research for his first book, Marie Antoinette’s Head: The Royal Hairdresser, the Queen, and the Revolution. Professor at Franklin University and a member of the Society for French Historical Studies, his newest work, Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days: Prisoner No. 280 in the Conciergerie, recounts the fallen queen’s final days in a fetid, dark dungeon cell. Visit him at http://willbashor.com/.