Isaac M. Alderman is an adjunct faculty member at Johnson and Wales University, where he teaches humanities courses. As an adjunct, he has taught for Wake Forest Divinity, Baruch, Catholic, and St. Thomas. He holds a PhD in Biblical Studies from The Catholic University of America, and his research interests include cognitive science of religion and Terror Management Theory, and interdisciplinary approaches to ancient texts. He is founding co-editor of the interdisciplinary journal Avar. He lives in Providence, RI.