A former management consultant with one of the largest global consulting firms, Gene established a second career as a writer and historian of Early America . He is the author of over 30 articles and book reviews for the influential Journal of the American Revolution. For six consecutive years running, at least one of Gene’s essays has been selected for the print edition of the Annual Volume of the Journal of the American Revolution. In addition, he has interviewed for podcasts and newspaper articles. A frequent speaker, he has addressed commemorative Revolutionary War events in Vermont, Brooklyn, New York and Washington, DC. Lastly, Gene hosts and curates a web site providing an historiographic view of Revolutionary war primary and secondary sources at www.researchingtheamericanrevolution.com
Gene Procknow authors a multidisciplinary writers blog on Early America including the American Revolution, the Early Republic and the formation of Vermont. When inspired, he writes poetry and offers thoughts on the human spirit. Gene’s passion for researching and interpreting the American War of Independence emanated from living among Revolutionary War sites in Boston, New Jersey and Vermont. His research concentrations include interpreting the Revolution from a non-American point of view, better understanding the Revolution’s global aspects and in Ethan Allen and the creation of Vermont. He is the author of the Mad River Gazetteer, which traces the naming of prominent Vermont place names to Revolutionary War patriots.
He is a member of the Organization of American Historians, the Museum of the American Revolution and the Society of the History of the Early American Republic. Procknow is married with two sons and lives in Washington, DC.