Steve Chicoine is the author of numerous acclaimed books and scholarly articles in the field of American history on such diverse topics as military & veterans, immigration & race, and sports. He has been a public speaker to a wide range of audiences for thirty years. Steve is a graduate of University of Illinois and Stanford University. As an adventure traveler, he journeyed through such remote destinations as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Xinjiang, Tibet, Nepal, coastal China, Indonesia, Eastern Europe and much of Russia, including Siberia. Always a traveler, never a tourist. His photographs have been exhibited, used in books and won awards.