David S. Wellhauser was born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Wellhauser acquired both a Bachelor's and a Master's from the University of Guelph (English Literature). Over the years the author has lived and worked in many countries and travelled in many others. Presently he is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Liberal Education, at Keimyung University, Daegu, The Republic of Korea. Mr. Wellhauser has lived in East Asia for many years.