Thad Hardeman grew up on a pig far in Iowa. He received both his bachelors and masters degrees in Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University. As a graduate student, Thad taught for the first time and found that he really enjoyed teaching. After teaching for a year at Iowa State, he taught mathematics at a small college in Iowa. He has taught online mathematics for Kaplan University since 2002 and continues to work, part-time, as an adjunct professor. He has been married to Julia since 1997 and has four children. Thad spends his time teaching, coaching his children and Veritas students in sports, cycling, running, hiking and camping in the mountains.His favorite book in the Scriptures is Habakkuk.