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Guest Authors Archive

 

Stephen Batzer
Dr. Stephen Batzer received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Michigan Technological University in 1998, and currently serves as a director of the Engineering Institute, in Farmington, Arkansas.

Roger Bennett
Roger Bennett is an apologist and former amateur astronomer. He has also studied chemistry, physics, theology, and biblical Greek.

Kevin Birdwell
Dr. Kevin R. Birdwell received his PhD from the University of Tennessee in 2011 and currently serves as a meterologist and atmospheric researcher in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Jefrey Breshears
Dr. Jefrey Breshears received his PhD in history from Georgia State University in 1988, and currently serves as president of and historian and apologist at The Aréopagus, a Christian education organization and study center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Travis Campbell
Dr. Travis James Campbell received his PhD in philosophical theology from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) in 2004, and currently serves as a history teacher at Deerfield-Windsor School in Albany, GA.

Charles Cruze
Dr. Charles Cruze received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in 1977, and currently works in research at Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals.

Curt Deckert
Dr. Curt Deckert, PhD CMC, has worked for Northrop, CalComp, Ford Aerospace, and Abbott Labs. He is a member of IEEE, OSA, SPIE, SID, OCTANe, and IMC as a Certified Management Consultant specializing in R&D with strong emphasis on the competitive application of optical technology.

Richard Deem
Mr.Richard Deem received his MS in Medical Microbiology from California State University of Los Angeles in 1979 and currently serves as a research scientist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Daniel Dyke
Mr.Daniel J. Dyke received his Master of Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1981 and currently serves as a professor of Old Testament at Cincinnati Christian University in Cincinnati, OH.

Miguel Endara
Dr. Miguel Endara earned a PhD in Philosophy from Saint Louis University in 2002, and curently teaches philosophy at Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, CA) and at Los Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA).

Patricia Fanning
Dr. Patricia Fanning is an RNA biochemist with a PhD from North Carolina State University and formerly a consultant for software companies. As a visiting scholar to Reasons to Believe in 2011, she specialized in human embryology and evolutionary development and regularly contributed to RTB's podcasts and publications.

Michael Flannery
Mr. Michael Flannery received his Master of Science in library science degree from the University of Kentucky in 1989 and his Master of Arts in history at California State University at Dominguez Hills in 1994.

Katie Galloway
Dr. Katie Galloway received her PhD from Caltech in 2012, and currently serves as a chemistry Instructor at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA.

Edward Glasscock
Dr. Edward Glasscock received his PhD from the University of California, Berkely, and currently serves as Instructor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Otis Graf
Dr. Otis Graf received his PhD in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1973. He worked at the NASA Johnson Space Center and for IBM Government Systems. Since retiring from IBM, he has served as an online instructor for Reasons Institute and is living in Katy, TX.

Kirby Hansen
Mr. Kirby Hansen received his MS in Communications Engineering from Naval Postgraduate School and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Hugh Henry
Dr. Hugh Henry received his PhD in physics from the University of Virginia in 1971, retired after 26 years at Varian Medical Systems, and currently serves as lecturer in physics at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY.

Kyle Keltz
Kyle Keltz received his BBA in finance from Texas Tech University in 2010, and is currently earning his MA in apologetics (concentration in scientific apologetics) from Southern Evangelical Seminary in Matthews, North Carolina.

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Robert Koons
He specializes in philosophical logic and in the application of logic to long-standing philosophical problems, including metaphysics, philosophy of mind and intentionality, semantics, political philosophy and metaethics, and philosophy of religion. His book Paradoxes of Belief and Strategic Rationality (Cambridge, 1992) received the Aarlt Prize from the Council of Graduate Schools in 1994. He is the author of Realism Regained (OUP, 2000) and the co-editor (with George Bealer) of The Waning of Materialism (OUP, 2010). He is at work with Tim Pickavance on a textbook on metaphysics. He is working on analytic Aristotelianism and social ontology.

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Stan Lennard
Dr. Stan Lennard oversees the "Advanced Seminar on Human Origins" and "Advanced Seminar on the Origins of Life" courses. He is also the chairman of the board for Reasons to Believe.

Gary Loechelt
Dr. Gary Loechelt received his doctorate in the science and engineering of materials from Arizona State University in 1995, and currently works as an electrical engineer at ON Semiconductor in Phoenix, AZ. This work was conducted on his personal time and does not reflect the views or business interests of his employer.

Keith McPherson
Mr. Keith McPherson received his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1993, and currently works as an electrical engineer in Melbourne, FL, in the fields of communications and signal processing.

John Millam
Dr. John Millam received his doctorate in theoretical chemistry from rice university in 1997, and currently serves as a programmer for Semichem in Kansas City.

Greg Moore
RTB apologist Greg Moore, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Washington State University in 1975, and currently serves as a program manager for the City of Everett in Everett, WA.

James Patterson
Dr. James C. Patterson II received his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1996, and currently serves as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Emergency Psychiatry at the Louisana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. He is also a member of the Sreveport Chapter of RTB.

Virgil Robertson
Dr. Virgil Robertson received his Chiropractic doctorate from the Southern California University of Health Sciences in 1985 and currently serves as Clinical Director at Brea Canyon Pain Relief and Rehabilitation Center in Brea, CA.

Debra Ronca
Mrs. Debra Ronca recieved her MA in history from Villanova University in 2008.

Brad Sargent
Dr.Brad Sargent received his PhD in bioengineering from the University of California at San Diego in 1989. He is currently the director of systems integration at Omnica Corporation, a medical device design and development engineering consulting firm in Irvine, CA.

Christopher Wells
Dr. Christopher Wells received his PhD in theoretical high energy physics in 2010. He is a PhD candidate at the John Hopkins University and part-time physics faculty member at the College of Notre Dame in Baltimore, MD.