Stephen Humphreys was commissioned in the US Air Force following his completion of a BA in History at the University of North Texas. He served as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Following an assignment as Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at Texas A&M University, his passion for teaching led him to transition out of the military to pursue an academic career.
Stephen holds an MA in Archaeology and Biblical Studies and an MA in Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently working toward a PhD in Archaeology at Durham University. He is a dedicated field archaeologist and has excavated in Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, the United Kingdom, and the USA.