STUART ROSEBROOK is a professional editor, writer, and historian of the American West and Public History. He has three decades of experience in journalism, education, non-profits, publishing and media production. In addition to custom-book publishing and freelance writing, he is currently the senior editor for True West magazine. Stuart, who grew up in the Southwest, earned a B.A. in History from Wake Forest University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Arizona State University. He is married to Julie E. Rosebrook, Ph.D. The Rosebrooks have two teenage children.