Francis Tobienne, Jr., Ph.D. is a renaissance man who has been a Validation Biochemist for Pralex Corporation as well as an Environmental Chemist for the Fortune 500 Company Amerada Hess Oil. Dr. Tobienne is also a medieval scholar and cultural critic, a published poet and short story writer, award-winning professor, award-winning author, and award-winning cover-art artist (mainly oil-on-canvas). He received his education from TRINITY COLLEGE, HARVARD and PURDUE and elected to Phi Beta Kappa continues to defend the Humanities, Liberal Arts & Science. Dr. Tobienne is also a research fellow at the Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida--USA.Further, his poetry can be found in Afroeurpa: Journal of Afroeuropean Studies, Harvard University's The Dudley Review (Harvard UP), and The Matthew House Project. He has written numerous articles and book reviews on cultural matters for the Purdue BCC Newsletter, Hortulus, The Sycamore Review, The Sixteenth Century Journal and Callaloo. He hopes to continue his teaching, researching and writing at USF—SP where he has taken up root, and though originally from St. Croix—Virgin Islands, looks forward to calling Florida a home away from home.