Michel Ray earned a B.A. in history from Michigan State University in 1995. He was a teacher in the Chicago suburbs and Seoul, South Korea, prior to joining Britannica as a freelancer in 2000. Hired as a full-time copy editor in 2003, he currently works as an editor and oversees coverage of European history and military affairs.
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Reg Empey, politician who served as a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly (1998–2011) and as leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP; 2005–2010). Empey attended Queen’s University Belfast, earning a degree in economics in 1970. After graduating, he worked in the private sector, with stints at…READ MORE