Nicholas Campion, PhD (University of the West of England, UK), MA (School of Oriental and African Studies, London), BA (Cambridge). Dr. Campion is one of the world's foremost experts in the history of astrology and in mundane astrology, and has lectured around the world for over twenty years. He is the Director of the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, at the University of Wales, Lampter, and was formerly Senior Lecturer in History at Bath Spa University, UK. He read History at Queens' College, Cambridge, and then specialized in the history, politics and international relations of Southeast Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University. His books include Mundane Astrology (Aquarian Press 1984), The Great Year (Penguin 1994), What do Astrologers Believe? (Granta 2006), and the two-part history of astrology, The Dawn of Astrology and The Golden Age of Astrology (Continuum 2008).
Gary Gomes, BS and MBA, Sociology and Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, currently working on an EdD. Gary Gomes has worked several years as State Vocational Education Liaison for 38 school districts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Grant writer for the City of New Bedford--responsible for city's AIDS Education award from the National Science Foundation; and President of the Council of Vedic Astrology. He was among the first wave of Westerners to take up Hindu astrology and is a founding member and Board member of the American College of Vedic Astrology located in Sedona, Arizona. He has also lectured on Hindu Astrology throughout the continental United States, in Hawaii and in England. He is an ordained Swami of the Temple of Kriya Yoga and is a duly initiated practicing Hindu of the Shaivite tradition. He is also an Assistant Professor of Jyotisha (Hindu Astrology) at the Hindu University of America and is a Reiki Master.