James Hires is a research report writer for the Oxford Club, a financial publishing company. He is a native of Baltimore and graduated from Towson University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in history. He runs a podcast and blog called Renegade Historian, which explores various topics ranging from Medieval history to World War II. The current podcast series is called “Between the Crescent and the Cross” and it delves into the history of the Crusades. Learn more on Twitter @H_Renegade_ and on Facebook.