John G. West is a Vice President and Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, which he co-founded with philosopher of science Stephen Meyer in 1996. Dr. West’s current research examines the impact of science and “scientism” on public policy and culture. West was previously an Associate Professor of Political Science at Seattle Pacific University, where he chaired the Department of Political Science. He has written or edited twelve books, including The Magician’s Twin: C.S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society; Darwin Day in America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science; Darwin’s Conservatives: The Misguided Quest; and The C.S. Lewis Readers’ Encyclopedia. Additionally, Dr. West has directed and written several documentaries, including Darwin’s Heretic, The War on Humans, The Biology of the Second Reich, and Privileged Species. Listed in Who’s Who in America, he has been interviewed by Time, Newsweek, USA Today, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, and he has appeared on CNN, FoxNews, and C-SPAN. Dr. West holds a Ph.D in Government from Claremont Graduate University and a B.A. in Communications from the University of Washington.