Neil Bockoven is an award-winning PhD geologist, journalist and author who earned his doctorate in geoscience from The University of Texas at Austin.
His current interests center on the interaction between Early Modern Humans and Neanderthals during the Paleolithic Age and the amazing related discoveries being made through archaeology and ancient DNA analysis.
Neil has been the featured speaker at geological and anthropological societies all over the USA. His Facebook page at authorneilbockoven has more than 17,000 followers and, by posting to other archaeological pages, his posts reach an average of 4.2 million people each week, placing him among the top posters of archaeological information on Facebook. His Paleo Human Mysteries video series has come out recently on YouTube. In addition to his two novels, Moctu and the Mammoth People and The People Eaters, he has also published a related children’s science book titled When We Met Neanderthals.