Date November 21, 2007
Interview with National Academy of Sciences Member Philip Skell, Part One
November 21, 2007
Guest Casey Luskin
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ID the Future podcast, Casey Luskin interviews Philip S. Skell, Emeritus Evan Pugh Professor at Pennsylvania State University and member of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Skell discusses his research, which has included work on reactive intermediates in chemistry, free-atom reactions, and reactions of free carbonium ions.
Dr. Skell is a signer of Discovery Institute’s “Dissent from Darwinism” list, and he is the author of “
Why Do We Invoke Darwin?: Evolutionary theory contributes little to experimental biology.”
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute (CC BY-SA 4.0) Associate Director, Center for Science and Culture Casey Luskin is a geologist and an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He earned his PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg, and BS and MS degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His law degree is from the University of San Diego, where he focused his studies on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law.