William Oldfield, author of Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society, is an archivist and historical lecturer. He is currently engaged in entrepreneurial pursuits in the areas of environmental and sustainable operations. He grew up in Akron, Ohio, and currently lives in Annapolis, Md.
Marijean Oldham, author of 100 Things to Do in Charlottesville Before You Die, Second Edition, is a public relations professional and president of Jaggers Communications, based in Charlottesville, Va.
Fernando Operé is professor of Spanish at UVa. He directs the Latin American studies program, the Hispanic studies program, and the Valencia program. He is a poet, musician, actor, and soccer player.