Fr. Isaac Morales, O.P. was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He has a BSE in civil engineering from Duke University, an MTS from Notre Dame, and a PhD in New Testament, also from Duke. From 2007-2011 he taught as a layman in the theology department at Marquette University. In 2012 he joined the Order of Preachers (aka, the Dominicans) and was ordained to the priesthood in May, 2018. He has taught at Providence since August of the same year.