Doug is a ceramics process-engineering expert in the nuclear industry. He holds a Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Washington State University as well as a Masters degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Luther Rice University.
After spending 20 years as a creationist Christian, he has experienced a radical de-conversion and is now an ardent evolutionist. He is interested in understanding and explaining the evolution of human psychology, behavior, and culture, especially the origin and function of religion. He consumes everything that he can get his hands on about philosophy, morality, and religion. He has a strong desire to witness and participate in the creation of communities of scientists and evolutionists that have a positive and meaningful impact on society all around the world.