Richard P. Bruneau holds graduate degrees in history and liberal studies from Wesleyan University and Central Connecticut State University. He served as a USAR Captain, Military Intelligence. He retired after 33 years as a high school history department head and teacher. He is a former Western Civilization Instructor in the UConn Early College Experience program and for many years taught AP courses in U.S. History, European History, and Comparative Government and Politics. He is currently writing a book on "The American Press and Adolph Hitler, 1933 -1939."