Dave Unander received his B.S. and M.S. at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) and a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding at University of Minnesota. He was an Assistant Professor at the Univ. of Puerto Rico from 1984-86, doing selection work with tropical crops, and a Research Associate from 1987-1991 at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, where he worked under Baruch Blumberg, studying tropical plants with anti-viral effects. Since 1992, he has been at Eastern University, where he is a Professor of Biology. A course he developed examining the idea of “race” from historical, scientific and Christian perspectives, was developed into a book, Shattering the Myth of Race: Genetic Realities and Biblical Truths. Dr. Unander has also served on the boards of the Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO) (www.echonet.org), Plant with Purpose (formerly Floresta) (www.plantwithpurpose.org) and Hope Seeds (www.hopeseeds.org). He is fluent in Spanish, and frequently teaches outside the U.S. for study abroad programs. Dr. Unander is an active member of Providence Church in West Chester PA.