Alistair Boddy-Evans is a history and science writer, and he wrote About.com's African History site from April 2011 to March 2014. He relocated to Scotland in 2008 after spending ten years in Southern Africa.
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Alistair is the co-author of a number of school text books and numerous teacher's guides, roughly half of which are on African history. He has also worked as an illustrator, post-graduate researcher, secondary school teacher, and artist (pastels and oils). He has a great passion for history and is now pursuing other opportunities in the field -- as well as writing fiction and painting historical battle scenes.
Alistair holds an Honours degree from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, a Masters and DIC from Imperial College, London, and a post-graduate teaching certificate (PGCE) from the Institute of Education, London.