John Prevas is an author, educator and mediator. He was scholar in residence and assistant professor of classics at Eckerd College from 2001 until 2011, teaching courses in ancient Greek and Roman history, Latin and law. He has been visiting professor of classics at the University of South Florida, Sarasota since 2015 teaching classes in Roman history and law. His most recent book is Hannibal's Oath, (Hachette, 2017). Among his other books are the New York Times best seller, Power Ambition Glory, (Crown, 2009), co-authored with Steve Forbes. Envy of the Gods (De Capo, 2004), Xenophon's March, (De Capo, 2002) and Hannibal Crosses The Alps (De Capo, 2001).

   

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Prevas received a law degree from Antioch School of Law in Washington, D.C., a master's degree in educational psychology from Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in political science and a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Maryland. 

Prevas became a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator for the state's sixth judcial circuit in 2011 specializing in family, foreclosure and civil suits.