Nathaniel S. Murrell is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the author of three books on Caribbean Religion and Culture. His latest book Afro-Caribbean Religions debuts in Fall 2009. Murrell holsds graduate degrees from Wheaton College (Illinois), Drew University (New Jersey) and Rutgers University (New Jersey) in Religion and Education. He was born on the Isle of Spice and has lived in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados and several states.
His wife, Joy, is a professional musician and a performer in the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. His three children are soccer players.