Francis Xavier Luca graduated with a B.A. in History and English from Colby College. He went on to study ethnohistory at The College of William & Mary, worked on a topic exploring the environmental implications of the Spanish mission program in La Florida. At the time of submission, Mr. Luca was taking graduate level courses at Florida International University, and is presently an ABD doctoral candidate in the History Department. Mr. Luca is currently employed as the Associate Librarian of The Wolfsonian-FIU Library.