Paul A. Nelson is a Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture and an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for over two decades. He received his Ph.D. in the philosophy of biology and evolutionary theory from the University of Chicago. Dr. Nelson lectures frequently at colleges and universities throughout the United States and Europe, has spoken on American and Italian national public radio, and has written for a variety of popular publications. His articles have appeared in journals such as Biology & Philosophy, Zygon, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, and Touchstone, and he has contributed book chapters to Mere Creation (InterVarsity Press), Signs of Intelligence (Brazos), Intelligent Design Creationism and Its Critics (MIT Press), and Darwin, Design, and Public Education (Michigan State University Press). Paul is one of the authors of the biology textbook Explore Evolution, and has appeared in several films on intelligent design for Illustra Media. He is a member of the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) and the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB).