Jonathan Maxwell is a Georgia-based writer and public speaker. He holds a BA in English from Berry College, along with a psychology minor and a paralegal certificate. Currently, he is completing his MA in English at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Maxwell is the author of Murderous Intellectuals: German Elites and the Nazi SS, which received the 2011 Allbooks Review Editor's Choice Award in the Category of Best Non/fiction Book.
The work explores why so many well-educated professionals- such as doctors, lawyers, scientists, and the like- willingly joined the Nazi SS, the notorious group that spearheaded the Holocaust. His latest book is Piltdown Man and Other Hoaxes, a fun, light-hearted work about scientific frauds through history. Maxwell is the veteran of over 120 radio interviews and over forty speaking engagements.