Tom Durwood is a teacher, writer and editor with an interest in history. He most recently taught at Valley Forge Military College, where he won the Teacher of the Year award five times. He has also taught Public Speaking and Basic Communications as guest lecturer for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group at the Dam's Neck Annex of the Naval War College.
Tom is editor of an open-access scholarly journal, The Journal of Empire Studies (www.empirestudies.org). Peter Suber, Berkman Fellow at Harvard University, an advocate of the open access movement, praises the journal as "a new opportunity for overcoming access barriers to knowledge and research."
Tom's new collection of historical adventures has been called "the debut of a wonderful writer" and "a refreshing and much-needed literary property."