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Zachary Stockill

Author, blogger, educator

Zachary Stockill is an award-winning researcher, writer, and educator. He writes about relationships, politics, pop culture, and travel for many print and online publications of various repute, including the Huffington Post, PolicyMic, PopMatters, and, among others. He has appeared on HuffPost Live and other programs as a guest contributor.

He is also the author of the bestselling guidebook, Overcoming Retroactive Jealousy: A Guide to Getting Over Your Partner’s Past and Finding Peace, and founder and lead writer at, the most visited site on the internet concerning retroactive jealousy.

Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Zachary graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History from the University of Ottawa, a Master of Arts in Globalization Studies from McMaster University, and a Master of Arts in History from the University of British Columbia.

He has worked with human rights organizations in India and Canada, and is particularly interested in questions around relationships and sexuality, identity, social media, travel and the cultural politics of tourism.

He has been awarded several scholarships from the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, McMaster University, and the University of British Colombia for his research on tourism and social change in South Asia.

In addition to his studies in Canada, Zachary has also studied at the University of Pune and the Center for Studies in Social Sciences in Kolkata, India.

His hobbies include travel, meditation, making art, and writing about himself in the third person. He is a drummer, guitarist, and budding ukulelist (ukuleleist? ukuleleite?) who knows far more than any man should about the history of popular music. Zachary’s favourite Beatles record is the “White Album,” which should tell you almost anything else you might need or want to know.

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