Kate Daley-Bailey received her A.B. (2001) and M.A. (2004) degrees in Religion from the University of Georgia. She has taught Religion courses at the collegiate level for the last ten years at Georgia State University, Georgia Perimeter College, and the University of Georgia. Daley-Bailey’s primary research interests are Religion, Literature, and the Arts, Theory and Methods, and Religion in Popular Culture. A regular contributor to the online magazine, Religion Nerd, she also, sporadically, writes posts for the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog. Daley-Bailey recently presented her research on the construction of ‘human nature’ in world religion textbooks at the Annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion. As of this summer, she left adjunct teaching and has taken a full-time academic advisor position at the University of Georgia.