Barry Moody holds a BA (Hons.) degree from Acadia University and MA and PhD degrees from Queen’s University. He taught history at Acadia from 1970 to 2013. He has written extensively on the history of the New England Planters, eighteenth-century Nova Scotia, and higher education in Canada. He was a founding member of the Annapolis Heritage Society. Barry lives in Port Royal, Nova Scotia, with his wife, Sharon.