Mark McMorrow (USA) is a member of the editorial team of Razmafzar Organization. He has been a life-long student of military and ethnographic arms and edged weapons, focusing on the 18th through early 20th centuries and placing a special emphasis on early American & British swords. He is President and Managing Director of Sword Forum International, the world's largest and most active web based community dedicated to the academic study of swords and the discipline of historical swordsmanship and in this capacity, Mark promotes global awareness of the sword art disciplines. He is actively involved in public advocacy on behalf of sword and knife owners world-wide, and was given special mention by New Hampshire Representative Jennifer Coffey for aiding in the expansion and scope of groundbreaking knife and sword ownership and carry legislation. In addition, Mark provides sword and edged weapon related consultation as well as editorial, technical and review assistance to institutions, broadcast production, authors and publishers. Works include editorial assistance to Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani for his ground breaking book “Lexicon of Arms and Armor from Iran: A Study of Symbols and Terminology”, historical sword consultation for the book “Pirates of Savannah” by Tarrin Lupo, historical consultation for Lion TV's PBS series “History Detectives” and arms conservation at the New Jersey National Guard Museum, Sea Girt, NJ. In his spare time, Mark makes traditional Scottish knives and dirks.