Nathan completed his dissertation in Geographical Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2017. His research focused on the spatialization of the religious duty of health in Seventh-day Adventism. From 2014 to 2018, Nathan was a lecturer in the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning at Towson University, teaching courses on urban planning, geospatial technologies, metropolitan studies, human geography, and cartography. Earlier, Nathan earned his Master of Urban Planning degree in 2006 and was a GIS Specialist at the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges from 2006 to 2010. Current research interests include intersections of religion and space, metropolitan distributions of religious groups, sacred spaces, and human/environmental health in urban spaces.