Author Eric Almeida bio picEric Almeida was born in Ithaca, New York in 1962 and raised in Rhode Island. He attended Tabor Academy and majored in History at Brown University, where he also competed on the rowing team. Upon graduation in 1984 he worked as a Sports Writer at The Providence Journal for one year, then resumed his education at The Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University, receiving an M.A. in International Affairs in 1987.

From graduate school he detoured into business, working as international sales manager for an American high-technology company for five years, primarily in Europe. He proceeded to co-found a software-development venture based in Belarus, France and the Netherlands, for which he also served as President from 1996-2001.

Soon thereafter he returned to writing, his core interest. He currently divides his time between Ukraine and the New England coastline.

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