Scott Powell is a historian residing in Houston, TX. He is the creator of Powell History and A First History for Adults™.
Mr. Powell graduated from the University of Alberta in 1995, with a degree in Civil Engineering, and was a practicing Geographic Information Systems consultant for over ten years. In 2002 he completed his BA in History at York University, in Toronto, where he received the History Department’s Merit Award as the highest ranking graduate. While pursing his studies at York, Mr. Powell also completed the Undergraduate Philosophy of Ayn Rand Seminars of the Ayn Rand Institute, and attended classes at the Objectivist Graduate Center (now OAC). Afterwards he worked for four years at VanDamme academy, a noted private school in southern California, where he developed its history and geography curriculum for the elementary grades.
Mr. Powell is now concurrently working on the development of an accessible, integrated history program for professional adults and the new homeschooling history curriculum History At Our House.