Dr. Austin Dacey
is contributing editor with
magazine and arepresentative to the United Nations or the Center or Inquiry, a think tank advancingthe secular, scientifc outlook in public aairs. A philosopher by training, he writes andlectures widely on the intersection o science, religion, and ethics. He is author o thenew book,
The Secular Conscience.
Dr. David E. Henderson
is Proessor o Chemistry at Trinity College, Hartord. Heobtained his Ph.D. at the University o Massachusetts Amherst in analytical chemistry in 1975 and joined the aculty o Trinity College in 1977. His scholarly publicationsinvolve spectroscopy chromatography and mass spectrometry o antioxidants, metals,peptides, ats, acid rain, and mummies. He has directed the Interdisciplinary ScienceProgram at Trinity and the Environmental Science Program and has been Chair o theChemistry Department. He has authored three Reacting courses;
Evolution in Kansas 1999
Acid in the European Environment-1979-89
The Council of Nicaea
Dr. Ariela Keysar
is Associate Research Proessor o Public Policy and Law and the Associate Director o the Institute or the Study o Secularism in Society and Culture(ISSSC) at Trinity College, Hartord. She is the co-editor o
Secularism & Secularity: Contemporary International Perspectives
and co-author o
Religion in a Free Market
. A demographer, Dr. Keysar has conducted national surveys on ertility and amily ormation. Most recently, she is one o the principal investigators o an internationalstudy o worldviews and opinions o scientists, a series o web surveys conductedby ISSSC.
Dr. Barry A. Kosmin
is the Founding Director o the Institute or the Study o Secularism in Society and Culture and Research Proessor, Public Policy and Law Program at Trinity College, Hartord. A sociologist, Dr. Kosmin has been principalinvestigator o many large national social surveys and opinion polls in Europe, Arica, Asia, and the U.S., including the CUNY 1990 National Survey o ReligiousIdentifcation and the American Religious Identifcation Survey 2001. He is co-authoro
One Nation under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society
Religion in a Free Market
Secularism & Secularity.
Dr. Jon D. Miller
is the John A. Hannah Proessor o Integrative Studies at MichiganState University. He has measured the public understanding o science and technology in the United States or the last three decades and has pioneered the defnition andmeasurement o scientifc literacy. His approach to the public understanding o science has been replicated in more than 40 countries. Dr. Miller is the Director o the Longitudinal Study o American Youth (LSAY). He is a Fellow o the American Association or the Advancement o Science and recently completed his second six-yearterm on the AAAS Committee on the Public Understanding o Science and Technology.
is a Research Fellow at the Institute or the Study o Secularismin Society and Culture (ISSSC). He holds a B.A. rom the University o Puerto Rico andis a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University o Connecticut. His interestis in the politics o health and drug issues, and his current research deals with politicalrepresentation and opposition to evidence-based HIV/AIDS prevention policy.212