Thomas P. Athridge was born and raised in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Curry College in Milton, MA, where he majored in communications and minored in political science. He is currently an employee at the Library of Congress, since December 1998, working in the U.S. Anglo-American Acquisitions Division. Thomas has a keen interest in politics in both the past and present, and he is quite enthusiastic about the current political climate and about politics in general. Thomas currently resides in Bethesda, MD.