Peter DixonCountry: United Kingdom
BiographyPeter Dixon is a researcher, lecturer and author who writes nonfiction, with a focus on personal stories in war and peace.
He served for over 30 years as a Royal Air Force pilot and spent the next decade leading the charity Concordis International in its conflict resolution work in Sudan and other divided societies. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2015 on outside intervention in civil wars. His writing has included Amazon Task Force, the story of a medical expedition in the Peruvian Amazon, and Peacemakers: Building stability in a complex world. His latest book, Guardians of Churchill's Secret Army, tells the stories of the men who joined the Special Operations Executive to keep Churchill’s secret saboteurs safe.
He and his wife Ingrid, also an author, work from their home in Gloucestershire, England, when their five grandchildren allow them to do so.