David Bassano is a History professor at Brookdale Community College in New Jersey. He holds a PhD in International, Global, and Comparative History, specializing in Human Rights. He is a human rights activist and a writer of academic, nonfiction, and literary works. Trevelyan’s Wager is his first novel published by Harvard Square Editions. He divides his time between New Jersey classrooms, Manhattan jazz clubs, East Coast hiking trails, and a particular Zen temple in Brooklyn.