Benjamin Wiker received his doctorate in Theological Ethics from Vanderbilt University, and has taught at Marquette University, St. Mary's University (MN), and Thomas Aquinas College.
He now writes full time, and teaches part time at Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH.
He has published another book, Moral Darwinism: How We Became Hedonists, and writes for a number of national journals. Dr. Wiker is also a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, the think-tank for Intelligent Design Theory. He now lives in Hopedale, Ohio with his wife, Teresa, and their seven children.
The Mystery of the Periodic Table is his first book for young people.