ABOUT the Author
In 2013 Rick's senior level Canadian history class won a regional award (for Western Canada) in a historical fiction contest hosted by Historica; and in 2014 and 2015 he completed his training qualifying him to teach both history and the theory of knowledge at the International Baccalaureate level. Richard reads widely in areas including history, politics, religion, economics and science. He has a passion for ideas and loves to teach students critical thinking and help young people develop their intellectual gifts. He contributes to and maintains the blog and podcast Peasants & Emperors (a site designed to help promote an appreciation for democratic values).
He is married and has three wonderful sons and a cat.