William McGoun is a senior editorial writer for The Palm Beach Post and has been a journalist since 1957, having held a variety of positions with newspapers in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Miami Beach. His areas of interest include the environment, growth management, transportation, and higher education. Mr. McGoun holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Florida Atlantic University and a Ph.D. from the University of Florida, all in anthropology. He is the author of two history books, A Biographic History of Broward County and Hallandale, and his articles have appeared in Broward Legacy, Florida Journal of Anthropology, Journal of Cherokee Studies, and The Reflector.