Blaine Davies received an M.A. in History from Boise State University, a bachelor’s in Business from San Francisco State University, and an Idaho Secondary Teaching Credential in History and U.S. Government. He taught U.S. History at Boise State University from 2003 to 2017, and before that was a product marketing manager for Hewlett-Packard. Davies has traveled extensively in the United States and internationally, and especially enjoys visiting the U.S. historical sites he discusses in his lectures. He also enjoys playing tennis and pickleball, ballroom dancing, and reading and reviewing historical novels.