Abelardo José Rivas
Abelardo is currently a PhD candidate in Ancient Near East and Biblical Archaeology. He is studying under Randall Younker and Paul Gregor at Andrews University. His dissertation looks at the chronological and historical analysis of the materials and architectural remains of Field G at Tell Jalul in Central Jordan. He has served as a pastor, family therapist, adjunct faculty, and in non-profit organizations. He also serves as the Society of Biblical Literature Midwest Student Representative and has conducted research in Khirbet Atarutz.