Tom Head received his B.A. in liberal arts from University of the State of New York Regents College (now Excelsior College) in 1996, and his M.A. of Humanities with a focus in religion from California State University in 2000. His Master's thesis was a historical and literary commentary on Genesis 4:1-16, the Cain and Abel story. Currently Tom is completing his Ph.D. in philosophy and religion at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia. In addition to his studies, Tom is a freelance writer and editor specializing in reference books for the middle school and high school education markets on topics such as the U.S. and world history, religion, criminal justice, and distance learning.