- Teacher of physics and physics education
- Researcher in education, history, and science & religion
- Published and have given talks on Christianity, science (esp. physics), and aliens/ETs (ancient and modern)
- Author of The Star of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View
- Located in Madison, WI
- Former evangelical minister
- Co-president of Freedom From Religion Foundation
- Author of Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist
- Author of Godless: How An Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists (with a foreword by Richard Dawkins)
- Author of The Good Atheist: Living a Purpose-Filled Life Without God
- Author of GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction
- Dynamic Speaker and Debater (and singer!)
- Frequent media appearances including the Phil Donahue show, Maury Povich, Hannity & Colmes, and Oprah Winfrey
- Co-host of Freethought Radio
- UK born.
- Lives in Florida near the Kennedy Space Center.
- Received a PhD Astrophysics.
- Is the Head of Physics & Space Sciences at Florida Tech.
- Has 10+ years teaching experience at the university level.
- Is a frequent user of Space Telescopes.
- Author, "Astronomy Saves the World: Securing our Future Through Exploration and Education". November, 2016
- Located in Washington, D.C.
- Assistant director of communications for Americans United for Separation of Church and State
- Assistant editor of AU's monthly magazine Church & State
- Leading writer and researcher on church-state topics
- Serves as spokesman for AU and has appeared on NBC's Nightly News, CNN's Headline News, Fox News, and other programs.
- Located near Grand Rapids, MI.
- Part of the Patheos blog network and is the voice behind the popular blog Dispatches from the Culture Wars
- President and co-founder of Michigan Citizens for Science.
- Recipient of the Friend of Darwin award from the National Center for Science Education.
- Former stand-up comedian.
|Jon Camp |
- National Grassroots Director for The Humane League
- Former Executive Vice President for Vegan Outreach
- Spent 10 years on the road, reaching over a million college students with the plight of farmed animals
- In 2014, was inducted into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame
- Featured in a number of books and documentaries about animal advocacy
- Twitter: @jonrcamp
- Located in Boston, MA
- Founder, Center for Naturalism.
- Developer of Naturalism.Org, a leading Web resource on worldview naturalism, its implications and applications.
- Author, Encountering Naturalism: A Worldview and Its Uses and many publications and presentations on naturalism, free will, science, addiction, and criminal and social justice.
- Host and moderator, Philosophy CafĂ© at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, MA.
- Located in San Pedro, CA
- Steering Committee Member of IIG West (Independent Investigation Group) - an affiliate branch of CFI (Center for Inquiry, Skeptical Inquirer Magazine)
- Editorial Board of Skeptic magazine since inception
- Performing Magic Castle performer since 1975
- Author of Feral House Publishing: "Psychic Blues" reviewed in New York Times, Daily Mail UK and availble at amazon.com
- Recently on the Halloween episode of "The Jeff Probst Show" and "Inside Edition" showing how psychics defraud the public.
- Find his website at www.themarkedward.com.
- Located in Columbia, SC
- Sociology PhD student
- Studies why people reject science"
- Also studies the sociology of religion and gender
- Writes for Patheos at According To Matthew
- Twitter: @matthewfacciani
|Scott Forschler |
- Located in St. Cloud, MN
- PhD in Philosophy (U of MN, 2004), emphasis in ethical theory
- former member of Campus Atheists and Secular Humanists (U of MN), Minnesota Atheists
- previously taught philosophy at several Minnesota community colleges and the University of Minnesota
- author of several peer-reviewed articles and conference presentations on ethics
- author of the upcoming book The Logic of Morality, to be published by Rowman & Littlefield
- currently a philosophy instructor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College
- Located in Bedford, MA
- D.Phil. in zoology from Oxford University
- Teaches human anatomy and physiology
- Senior lecturer in biology at Curry College in Milton, MA
- Interviewed on National Public Radio/Public Radio International.
- Also interviewed on WBAI radio in New York.
- Has presented at numerous colleges and humanist societies
- Three presentations: UnIntelligent Design: Why Evolution Explains the Human Body and 'Intelligent Design' Does Not, Animals That Shouldn't Exist, According to Intelligent Design, Biology and Intelligent Design--They Really Speak Different Languages (and I can prove it)
- Received the "Ben Hidalgo Award for Community Engagement" from Curry College in 2016
- Located in New York, NY
- Author of the blog Daylight Atheism
- Cited in Richard Dawkins' The God Delusion
- Won first prize in a science-writing contest judged by Steven Pinker
- Was singled out in campaign attack ads in 2008 run by a Republican senator
- Lifetime member of the Freedom from Religion Foundation
|Miri Mogilevsky |
- Lives in Columbus, OH
- Licensed social worker in Ohio
- Studied psychology at Northwestern University
- Received degree from Columbia in social work
- Practicing therapist
- Blogs about social justice, psychology, and basically everything at the-orbit.net/brutereason.
- Enjoys Russian literature and Cheezits
- Check out her public speaking page here
- Twitter: @sondosia
- Located in Dallas, TX
- President of American Atheists
- Author of Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism
- Host of the Ra-Men podcast
- Author of Reason Advocates on Patheos
- Over 140,000 subscribers on YouTube
- Founder of the Philogeny Explorer Project
- Producer of the Living Science series of classroom supplement biology videos
- Former Texas State Director of American Atheists
- Biochemist at the University of Chicago
- Founder of SSA chapters at Elmhurst College and the University of Chicago.
- Former Executive Producer of Sunday Assembly Chicago
- Secular SafeZone Facilitator
- Blogs at reasonbound.wordpress.com
|Frank R. Zindler|
- Located in Columbus, OH
- Editor of American Atheist Press
- Spent twenty years as a teacher and professor of biology, psychobiology, and geology
- Outstanding debater and public speaker
Located in Northern IllinoisBlogger at "Dispatches from the New Enlightenment"Faculty Adviser and Founder of 3 SSA affiliatesProvocative, Satirical, Humorous SpeakerPhD in Developmental PsychologyCognitive Evolution ResearcherLecturer in Developmental Psychology with passionate research interests in Consciousness and Cognitive Evolution and the History of Science.Author of the Arrogance of Religious ThoughtCollege InstructorSecular ActivistWebsite: wearedone.orgTwitter: @unbelievingscum