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William Dembski

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William Dembski

Phillip E. Johnson Research Professor of Science and Culture

As interest in Intelligent Design has grown in the wider culture, Dr. Dembski has assumed the role of public intellectual.

Dr. Dembski has published articles in mathematics, engineering, philosophy, and theology journals and is the author/editor of twenty books(some of which are included below). Dr. Dembski lectures around the world at colleges and universities and has appeard on radio and television.

His work has been cited in newspaper and magazine articles, including three front page stories in the New York Times as well as the August 15, 2005 Time magazine cover story on intelligent design. He has appeared on the BBC, NPR (Diane Rehm, etc.), PBS (Inside the Law with Jack Ford; Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson), CSPAN2, CNN, Fox News, ABC Nightline, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

  • Ph.D., 1996, Philosophy, University of Illinois

  • M.Div., 1996, Princeton Theological Seminary

  • M.A., 1993, Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Ph.D., 1988, Mathematics, University of Chicago

  • S.M., 1985, Mathematics, University of Chicago

  • M.S., 1983, Statistics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Books Authored
  • Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science and Theology, (IVP Academy, 1999).

  • The Design Revolution: Answering the Toughest Questions about Intelligent Design, (IVP Academy, 2007).

  • The Design Inference: Eliminating Chance Through Small Probabilities, (Cambridge University Press, 1998).

  • No Free Lunch: Why Specified Complexity Cannot be Purchased Without Intelligence, (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002).

  • Debating Design: From Darwin to DNA, (Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Academic Experience
  • Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, (1996 - present).

  • Research Professor, Phillip E. Johnson Chair Science and Culture (2012 - present).

  • Research Professor in Philosophy, Southwstern Baptist Theological Seminary, (2006 - 2012).

  • Carl F.H. Henry Professor of Theology and Science, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, (2005 - 2006).