Dr. Steven Boyd is a historian whose primary philatelic focus is Civil War and Reconstruction era philately.
Dr. Boyd graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a degree in history. He went on to receive his Ph.D. in United States history from the University of Wisconsin. He currently is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Texas, San Antonio, where he specializes in United States Constitutional History.
He has published "The Politics of Opposition: Anti-federalists and the Acceptance of the Constitution" and "Alternative Constitutions for the United States." His current research project is titled "Civil War Patriotic Covers and their Significance."