Lisa A. Alzo, MFA, is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors. She grew up in Duquesne, Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1987 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997.
Lisa is the author of nine books, including the award-winning Three Slovak Women, and hundreds of magazine articles. She is a contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine, teaches online courses for Family Tree University and The National Institute for Genealogical Studies, and is a former board member of FEEFHS.
An avid genealogist for more than 25 years, Lisa chronicles her family history adventures on her blog, The Accidental Genealogist theaccidentalgenealogist.com.