- 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