Phil Adamo is a historian and free-lance writer living in Minneapolis.
Phil Adamo has had many jobs in his life, including circus clown, graphic designer, truck driver, sandwich maker, and dog walker. In 2001, he earned a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and for the next two decades taught history at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. He founded and directed Augsburg's nationally recognized Medieval Studies Program and was an award-winning teacher, being named Minnesota Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Since 2019, he focuses on writing. He lives in Minneapolis with a precocious border collie named Saga.