Eric Sterner is a writer turning his focus to American and military history, a life-long passion. He worked on national security and aerospace policy in the private sector and government, having held senior staff positions for two committees in the U.S. House of Representatives, Armed Services and Science, and served in the Executive branch at the Department of Defense and NASA. When not in government, he published widely on national security and space issues in the popular, trade, and academic press. He also taught at Missouri State University, George Washington University, and Georgetown University as an adjunct professor.
Eric earned a B.A. in International Studies and Russian/Soviet Studies from The American University, an M.A. in Security Policy Studies and an M.A. in Political Science, both at George Washington University. His dedicated writing on history has appeared in Naval History, the Journal of the American Revolution, and Emerging Civil War. He lives in northern Virginia with a wife and two kids who share his interest in history and often indulge his habit of visiting the places where the events of the past took place.