Timothy H. Breen is William Smith Mason Professor of American History at the Northwestern University.

He is an Early American historian interested in the history of political thought, material culture, and cultural anthropology.

Timothy H. Breen is a Visiting Fellow at CAS from October to November 2014 upon invitation from Prof. Dr. Michael Hochgeschwender. He will give a lecture on "Discovering America: George Washington's Journey to a New Nation" on 27 October 2014.