Author and Speaker Biographies

J.L. Albert

Jon Albert is currently the Executive Director of Canyon Ministries. He received a B.S. in Bible and Ministry from Northwestern University in St. Paul, MN. He also received his M.TH. from the same university. Jon has served as an associate pastor and a senior pastor. He has also worked in education administration both in the public and private arena. Jon has been a commercial wilderness guide since 1992. He and his wife founded an outdoor adventure creation ministry called, Gloryview in 1999. Jon has been developing (including curriculum writing) and leading outdoor adventure creation education for 25 years.

Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson studied at both Kansas State University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He received his Ph.D. in microbiology and was subsequently a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow. He was then a university professor, and directed the research of several Master's and Doctoral degree candidates. He also taught graduate-level molecular biology and cell biology courses. More recently, Dr. Anderson was the director of research for a biotech company. He has published numerous articles in technical science journals and presented at national and international science conferences. He is a past editor-in-chief of the Creation Research Society Quarterly, and is currently the director of the Van Andel Creation Research Center. Dr. Anderson is also currently serving as the project leader of the Creation Research Society's iDINO research initiative, which is a study of the preservation of pliable tissue still retained within many dinosaur fossils. In addition, he has written a book, Echoes of the Jurassic, describing the significance of these soft tissue discoveries.

J. Asher

Jonathan Asher is currently studying for a BSc in Biochemistry at a British university.

S.A. Austin

Dr. Steven A. Austin earned a Ph.D. in geology from Pennsylvania State University (1979). He serves as adjunct professor of geology at Cedarville University (Cedarville, OH) and as a senior research geologist at Logos Research Associates (Costa Mesa, CA). He is married to Kelly M. Austin, M.D., who serves as Professor of Pediatric Surgery at University of Pittsburgh.

W.D. Barrick

Dr. Barrick is Professor Emeritus Old Testament at The Master's Seminary in Sun Valley, CA (1997 − present). He is Old Testament editor for the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary (Logos/Lexham) and writer of the Genesis volume. His ministries include lay elder at Placerita Bible Church, Santa Clarita, CA, board secretary for Canyon Ministries (also co-leads rafting trips in the Grand Canyon), and Biblical Editor for the Creation Research Society Quarterly. Among many publications: chapter in Searching for Adam, ed. T. Mortenson (2016, Master Books) and a paper in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Creationism ... 2003. Web site:

J. Baumgardner

John has a Ph.D. in geophysics and space physics from UCLA and worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in computational physics research during most of his scientific career. Since the early 1980s he has undertaken most of the primary research undergirding the concept of catastrophic plate tectonics in connection with Noah's Flood. Beginning in 1997 he served on the Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE) team that documented multiple independent lines of radioisotope evidence that the earth is thousands, not billions, of years old. Since 2005 he has been part of a small team that has developed Mendel's Accountant, a computer model for exploring key topics population genetics relating to the origin and history of life. John currently is a senior research associate with Logos Research Associates based in Santa Ana, California, and teaches science apologetics courses at Southern California Seminary in the San Diego area.

K. Borsch

K. Borsch is a senior geology student at Cedarville University.

C.F. Bortel

Campbell Bortel is an independent researcher studying in his second year at Cedarville University.

A.L. Bowman

Andrew Bowman studied biology and engineering at Mississippi State University earning his B.A. in biological sciences in 2012 and his B.A. in mechanical engineering in 2014. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at Mississippi State University conducting research in the area of multiscale modeling and computational engineering of viscoelastic materials.

W. Brewer

Dr. Wes Brewer is a consultant for Computational Solutions LLC. Heis a graduate of MIT and has a PhD in Computational Engineering. After spending a number of years developing computational hydrodynamic codes for the US Navy, he started his own consulting company in which he has worked with numerous companies and organizations around the world. He has spent almost a decade teaching computer science in both South and North Korea. Furthermore, he has worked on Mendel's Accountant team since 2005 and also has worked with Larry Vardiman/ICR on post ice age climate modeling.

R.W. Carter

Dr. Rob W. Carter is a senior scientist and speaker for CMI-USA in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently researching human genetics and other issues related to biblical creation. He obtained a BS in Applied Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1992. He then spent four years teaching high school biology, chemistry, physics and electronics before going to the University of Miami to obtain his PhD in Marine Biology.

N. Cho

Noah Cho is currently a Ph.D. student in computational engineering at Mississippi State University, with an emphasis on computational geophysics. His dissertation research involves development of improved numerical models for the deformation behavior of mantle, combined with an exploration of how that deformation behavior influences the Earth mantle's dynamics. The goal of his work is to model the plate tectonics and mantle convection during the Genesis Flood in a more realistic manner than ever before and to gain deeper insight into the physical processes that occurred during this cataclysm.

T.L. Clarey

Timothy L. Clarey earned a Ph.D. and B.S. (summa cum laude) from Western Michigan University, and a M.S. from University of Wyoming all in geology. He worked for nearly a decade as an exploration geologist for Chevron and 17 years as a college professor. His publications include numerous articles on the geology of the Rocky Mountain region. He has written and/or co-authored four books, including Guide to Dinosaurs (ICR). His latest book, Dinosaurs: Marvels of God's Design, was published by Master Books in 2015. Tim has worked as Research Associate for ICR since 2013.

K.P. Coulson

Ken Coulson graduated from Cedarville University with his BS in geology, and from Loma Linda University with his PhD in Earth Science. He also holds a BA degree in Christian Ministries from The Masters University. He currently teaches as an adjunct professor at both San Diego Christian College and Loma Linda University. He is married and has three daughters.

P.W. Dennis

Dr. Dennis obtained his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Missouri. His areas of expertise are gauge field theories with spontaneous symmetry breaking; quantum field theory; and general relativity. He is the author of papers in the areas of quantum field theory; and invariant methods in special and general relativity. Over the years, Dr. Dennis worked on projects in the areas of physical oceanography, algorithms for the Hubble Space Telescope, tracking algorithms, and other mathematical algorithms; been awarded three patents, has been recognized by awards from NASA, TRW, and Litton, and is a member of the American Physical Society

H. Dickens

Harry Dickens (pseudonym) has more than 30 years' experience in mineral and petroleum exploration. He has worked in industry, government and university institutions, and currently works for a Geological Survey. He has delivered presentations and done fieldwork in Australia, North America, Asia and the UK. He has university qualifications in geology and geophysics. With a biblical worldview in mind, he has written on rapid petroleum formation, the effects of Noah's Flood (fountains, chemistry, erosion, and deposition) and on Precambrian geology (including banded iron formations). He has published in the Journal of Creation and the Answers Research Journal. He has contributed to secular publications such as petroleum conference proceedings and publications, as well as the Israel Geological Society Annual Meeting. In 2016 he formed a Bible Geoscience Group based in an Australian city, which provides ongoing opportunities for Christian geoscientists to discuss aspects of Young Earth geoscience.

N.A. Doran

Neal Doran is professor of biology and director of Bryan College's Center for Creation Research (CRC), in Dayton, Tennessee. Prior to coming to Bryan he taught at Patrick Henry College. He is a founding member of the Creation Biology Society and member of the Creation Geology Society. His graduate training is in paleontology (Ph.D., geology) and the History of Science (M.A.). At Bryan College he teaches courses on biology, geology and the philosophy of science.

A.J. Fabich

Andrew J. Fabich earned his B.S. in molecular genetics from The Ohio State University and his Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma. He joined the faculty at Truett McConnell University in 2016. He has widely published on what Escherichia coli does to colonize the mammalian intestine. Specifically, Andrew works on the molecular mechanisms involved with how E. coli adapts to intestinal colonization using a genomics approach. His active research involves other related pathogens that model gastroenteritis like Citrobacter rodentium. Frequently, Andrew works with various creationist organizations and is a member of the American Society for Microbiology.

D. Faulkner

Danny Faulkner received his Ph. D. in astronomy from Indiana University, and is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina Lancaster. Since 2013, he has been the astronomer at Answers in Genesis. Dr. Faulkner serves on the board of directors of the Creation Research Society, and he is the editor of the Creation Research Society Quarterly. He has published four books on creation and astronomy, as well as numerous articles in the creation literature.

J.W. Francis

Joe Francis is a professor of biology at the Master's University and assistant professor of general studies at Liberty University. He has published numerous research and general interest articles and book chapters in general biology, invertebrate biology, microbiology, immunology, biology teaching, and bioethics. He currently serves as the chair of the departments of biology and physical science, and mathematics at the Master's University and is the editor of the Journal of Creation, Science and Theology. He also serves as a board member of the Creation Biology Society and resides with his family in southern California.


Paul A. Garner is a full-time Researcher and Lecturer for Biblical Creation Trust in the UK. He has an MSc in Geoscience from University College London, where he specialised in palaeobiology. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and a member of several other scientific societies. His first book, The New Creationism: Building Scientific Theories on a Biblical Foundation, was published by Evangelical Press in 2009.

P.B. Gaskill

Phil Gaskill is a Technical Researcher/Writer for Cramer Fish Sciences in Gresham, Oregon. He was previously a systems engineer and technical writer in the information technology industry. Phil has a B.A. in History from Lawrence University, where he studied history and physics while pursuing his interest in the history of science. He gave his first creation science presentation at the Second International Conference on Creationism in Pittsburgh in 1990, shortly after graduating from high school. He has published in both creation and secular peer-reviewed journals, and speaks regularly on Genesis, Evolution, and related evidence at churches and in other venues.

S.M. Gollmer

Dr. Gollmer serves as professor of physics at Cedarville University. He earned a B.S. in secondary education, math and science from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, a B.S. in physics from Northern Illinois University, an M.S. in physics from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in atmospheric science from Purdue University. He is a member of the Creation Research Society, Creation Biology Society, American Geophysical Union and American Association of Physics Teachers. Dr. Gollmer's specialization includes wavelet analysis, Monte Carlo simulation and radiative transfer. His research is currently focused on climate modeling and data science.

R.J. Guliuzza

Randy Guliuzza is the National Representative for the Institute for Creation Research and represents it in scientific debates and lectures at secular forums. His research involves organisms' innate systems enabling them to self-adjust to changing environments to "fill the earth." He has a B.S. in engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, a B.A. in theology from Moody Bible Institute, an M.D. from the University of Minnesota, and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. He is a registered Professional Engineer and is Board Certified in Aerospace Medicine. He is the author of numerous articles and books.

A. Habermehl

Anne Habermehl is a creationist researcher, writer, and speaker. She has published on topics such as the Egyptian timeline, the search for Noah's Ark, the location of the Tower of Babel, the placement of the Ice Age in history, and who the Neanderthals were. Born in Canada, she has a B.Sc. from the University of Waterloo (chemistry major), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Her web site is

Ken Ham

Since moving to America in 1987, Australian Ken Ham - president and founder of Answers in Genesis, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum (1.9 million visitors in six years), and visionary behind the construction of a full-size Noah's Ark - has become one of the nation's most in-demand Christian speakers and talk show guests. Ken is the author or co-author of many books on apologetics, including the eye-opening book on why so many young people are leaving the church, Already Gone, and the best-selling The Lie: Evolution, He is heard daily on the radio feature Answers ... with Ken Ham. Ken is also the founder of Answers magazine, which has twice won the prestigious "Award of Excellence" (for top Christian magazine) from the Evangelical Press Association. He also writes a daily blog and many articles for, a site which was the 2012 recipient of the "Best Ministry Website" as awarded by the 1,200-member National Religious Broadcasters. Ken's bachelor's degree in applied science (with an emphasis on environmental biology) was awarded by the Queensland Institute of Technology in Australia. He also holds a diploma of education from the University of Queensland. In recognition of the contribution Ken has made to the church worldwide, Ken has been awarded four honorary doctorates.

N. Hartman

Natalie Hartman is a senior majoring in biology at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee.

G. Hartree

G. Hartree holds a BS in Geology and is currently completing his MS in Geology.

S. Hartz

Stephanie Hartz received her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from University of Maryland at Baltimore County in 1999. While completing her dissertation she taught Genetics and Cell Biology as a Visiting Assistant Professor at James Madison University from 1998 to 1999. For the last eighteen years she has been at Bryan College and currently serves as Professor of Biology teaching courses which include Introductory Biology for Non-Majors, Genetics, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology Research.

T. Hennigan

Tom Hennigan gave up on philosophical naturalism and embraced Christ as his Savior 40 years ago. His training has focused on forest ecology and education. He has an A.A.S. in Forest Technology, a B.S. in Natural Resources Management, an M.S. in Education, and an M.P.S. in Environmental and Forest Biology. Tom has been married to his wife Jennifer for 30 years and has four grown children and four grandchildren. He is currently an Associate Professor of Organism Biology at Truett McConnell University (Cleveland, Georgia) and is active in pastoral care at his church.

Robert Hill

Ed.D., Science Doctorate from Ball State University (2007) Dissertation Title: Computational Starspot Photometry of Contact Binary Stars. M.S., Physics from Ball State University (1991) Thesis Title: Departures From Adiabatic Conditions for the Earth. B.S., Geophysics/Biology, Christian Heritage College (now San Diego Christian College) 1982 The college was associated with ICR at the time, so I was privileged to have the following as teachers: Henry M. Morris, Stephen Austin, Thomas Barnes, and Gary Parker. Currently on the faculty at Bob Jones University in the Department of Physics and Engineering. Member and Board member of the Creation Research Society and Member of the American Astronomical Society.

M.F. Horstemeyer

Mark Horstemeyer earned a Ph.D. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and Math and Materials (minors) in 1995. As a fellow of four societies (ASME, ASM, SAE, and AAAS) Dr. Horstemeyer has garnered national and international acclaim having published over 400 journal articles, conference papers, books, and technical reports. He is currently a Giles Distinguished Professor at Mississippi State University (MSU) and professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at MSU (2002-present) holding a Chair position for the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) in Computational Solid Mechanics and is the Chief Technical Officer for CAVS.

S.J. Horstemeyer

Stephen J. Horstemeyer is a Mechanical Laboratory and Model Shop manager/Mechanical Technologist for the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) at Mississippi State University for 14 years. Previously, he worked for Sandia National Laboratory in California for a 1-1/2 years and 21 years for Weirton Steel Corporation in West Virginia. In 1994, he graduated for Jefferson Technical College with an AS degree in Design/Drafting Technology. In the year 2005, he established the Materials/Mechanic Laboratory Facility at CAVS. During his free time, he hunts for fossils, paints signs, and teaches NPS Taekwondo at New Covenant Church.

D.R. Humphreys

In 1963 Russell Humphreys received a B.S. in physics from Duke University, and in 1972 he received a Ph.D. in physics from Louisiana State University. He worked as a physicist for General Electric Company and then for Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, retiring from there in 2001. After that he worked for the Institute for Creation Research in San Diego and then Creation Ministries International in Atlanta. In 2010 he fully retired but still researches, speaks, and writes about creation science from his home office in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A.R. Hutchison

Aaron Hutchison earned his B. A. in Chemistry from Cedarville University (then Cedarville College) in 1998 and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky in 2007. He is currently an associate professor of Chemistry at Cedarville University.

M. Ingle

Matthew Ingle is an Associate Professor at The Master's University in Santa Clarita, CA. He teaches courses in several areas of biology, and researches the interaction between parasites and hosts. Matthew has published two papers on parasite origins in Answers Research Journal, and has published in the International Journal of Parasitology.

B.M. Johnson

Bryan obtained a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from LeTourneau University in 1996 and worked for 3.5 years at Northrop Grumman as a Systems Engineer before going to graduate school. He received a Ph.D. in theoretical astrophysics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005, spent two years as a post-doc in the Astronomy Department at the University of California at Berkeley, and has been a staff scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory since 2007. Bryan is married with 7 children, currently resides in Livermore, CA, and attends Trinity Church East Bay.

D.J. Lang

Dr. David Lang is a Professor of Agronomy at Mississippi State University who specializes in forage and pasture crops including their establishment of reclaimed lignite mine land drastically disturbed to 100 meters into the sediments of the Mississippi Embayment. These contain eight layers of lignite containing petrified woods that become part of the reclaimed landscape. He has published nearly 200 papers in journal articles or conference proceedings. Dr. Lang has won national awards for his mine reclamation work and has been named as a national Merit Award from the American Forage and Grassland Council and he has been recognized as an outstanding researcher by the American Society of Mining and Reclamation.

J. Lawrence

Dr. Joseph Lawrence is involved in research focused on understanding the dynamics of human body responses to trauma through multiscale modeling. His primary work has been in the area of traumatic brain injury, where he utilized Finite Element (FE) simulations of the human brain under large strain and blast related scenarios. He has also co-lead the University's efforts on the multiscale modeling and engineered design using biomimetics, specifically in the design of helmets and other protective aspects for transportation and sports applications. More recently, he has recently begun collaboration with Professor McIntosh in the biomimetics of the bombardier beetle's hydrogen peroxide production.


Dr. Nayeon Lee is a postdoctoral associate at Center for Advanced Vehicular System (CAVS) at Mississippi State University (MSU). She earned her PhD degree in Biological Engineering and M.S degree in Mechanical engineering at MSU.

S. Lee

J.K. Lightner

Dr. Lightner has participated in creation research, especially as it relates to vertebrates, for well over a decade. She has published in numerous creation publications, both at the technical and lay-level. In 2009 she joined the Board of Directors of Creation Research Society (CRS). In 2016 she helped launch the CRS eKINDS (examination of Kinds In Natural Diversification and Speciation) project to help bring together researchers to address many of the outstanding questions about diversification and speciation in the post-Flood world.

Jason Lisle

Y. Liu

Yingguang Liu holds a Bachelor of Medicine from Shandong Medical University, a Master of Medicine from Shanghai Medical University, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Ohio University. He was a professor of science in Maranatha Baptist University and is currently an associate professor of microbiology in Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

A.C. McIntosh

Andy McIntosh is currently a visiting research professor in Thermodynamics and Combustion Theory at the University of Leeds, and an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Mississippi State University. He has lectured and researched in these fields for over 30 years with a PhD in combustion theory and a DSc in Applied Mathematics. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the Institute of Energy, the Institute of Physics and the Royal Aeronautical Society. A chartered mathematician and engineer, and author of over 190 papers and articles, his research is in combustion in fluids and solids, and latterly he has been involved in research in the area of biomimetics where the minute combustion chamber of the bombardier beetle has inspired a patented novel spray technology with applications to fuel injectors, pharmaceutical sprays, fire extinguishers and aerosols. This research was awarded the 2010 Times Higher Educational award for the Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology.

M. McLain

Matthew McLain is assistant professor of biology and geology at The Master's University in Santa Clarita, CA, where he teaches courses on paleontology and geology. He has a BS in Geology (Cedarville University) and a PhD in Earth Sciences (Loma Linda University). He has published paleontology papers in both the conventional and creationist literature.

S. Mun

Dr. Sungkwang Mun is a postdoctoral associate at Center for Advanced Vehicular System (CAVS) at Mississippi State University (MSU). He earned his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at MSU.

T.D. Nguyen

Tam Nguyen earned his BS in chemistry from the University of Notre Dame and is currently a second-year medical student at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine

M. Petrone

Matt Petrone completed his B.S. in Geology (Cedarville University) and is currently a doctoral student in Earth Sciences (Loma Linda University).

R.W. Sanders

Roger W. Sanders earned a Ph.D. in systematic botany at the University of Texas at Austin in 1979. After working for nearly 30 years as a theistic evolutionist with public and private research organizations, he adopted the young-age position and later taught seven years at Bryan College. In 2013 he helped found Core Academy of Science in which he served as faculty until retiring recently. He and his wife of 38 years have two grown children and one grandchild.

A. Sanderson

Adam Sanderson is a junior majoring in biology at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee.

J.C. Sanford

As a Cornell University professor, John Sanford conducted genetic research for 37 years. This research resulted in more than 100 scientific publications, and several dozen patents. John is presently president of Logos Research Associates, and president of Feed My Sheep Foundation. John's most significant contributions to science have been: 1) primary inventor of the Biolistic Process (the "Gene Gun"); 2) author of the book Genetic Entropy; 3) co-developer of Mendel's Accountant (a comprehensive and biologically realistic numerical simulation of the mutation/selection process); 4) lead organizer/editor of the Cornell symposium and subsequently published proceedings entitled Biological Information--New Perspectives; and 5) coauthor of the book Contested Bones. He is president of Feed My Sheep Foundation.


Denver Seely studied electrical and mechanical engineering at Cedarville University earning a B.S.E.E. in 1999. He earned a M.S. degree in bioengineering from the University of Toledo in 2000. Denver studied astro/geophysics at the Institute for Creation Research graduate school (2005) and worked as facilities engineer at the AiG Creation Museum (2006-2008). He earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University (2018) researching metal layered composites and functionally graded materials using laser based 3D metal printing systems.

J. Sherburn

Jesse Sherburn has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University and is currently a research mechanical engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. He has published over 30 journal articles, technical reports, and conference proceedings in the area of modeling weapon effects on defensive structures relevant to the Department of Defense. His dissertation topic was implementing an internal state variable model into the 2D version of TERRA. The work was used to investigate olivine weakening mechanism in a 2013 ICC paper. He is also an adjunct online professor at Maranatha Baptist University where he frequently teaches a course covering recent creationary research.

H.B. Smith, Jr.

Henry B. Smith Jr. is the Administrative Director of the Shiloh and Ai Archaeological Excavations, Israel for the Associates for Biblical Research (ABR). He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers in 1992. With a 13-year business background, he earned an M.A. in Theology with an emphasis on Apologetics from Trinity Seminary, graduating with high honors in 2005. He earned his M.A.R. from Westminster Theological Seminary in 2015. Henry is presently ABR's lead researcher for the Genesis 5 and 11 Research Project, found online at

A.A. Snelling

Andrew has a BSc (Hons.) in geology from the University of NSW and a PhD in geology from the University of Sydney, both in Sydney, Australia. He worked for six years in the mineral exploration and mining industry in Australia. Since late 1983 he has worked full-time in creation ministry, with the Creation Science Foundation in Australia (15 years), then the Institute for Creation Research (9 years), and since mid-2007 as Director of Research for Answers in Genesis. He has authored numerous research papers and served as a technical editor of research journals and books.

M. Speights

Matthew Speights is an independent researcher and wildlife field worker from northern Kentucky. His research focuses on bird and reptile ethnozoology and paleontology.

W.R. Spencer

Wayne Spencer has a Master's degree in Physics from Wichita State University in Wichita, KS. Wayne is a former science teacher and is now works for a software company in Dallas, TX. Wayne has published technical articles in various creation publications, such as the Journal of Creation and the Creation Research Society Quarterly. Creation subjects addressed primarily relate to impact cratering, planet formation, the age of our solar system, and extrasolar planets. Wayne maintains the website.

R. Strom

Raymond Strom is currently President of Calgary Rock and Materials Services Inc., a Canadian based geological lab operation providing technical support mainly to the oil and gas industry of Western Canada. Many international studies, with Ray's direct input, have been supported by the company as well. Ray was a graduate of the Chemistry program (Chemical Technologist) of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Alberta. Ray has authored and co-authored numerous papers and posters relating to the geology field, including use of UAVs (drones) to enhance geological data sets. Ray is currently involved in several studies relating to biblical geology in addition to the varied studies he is involved with in conventional geology.

T.G. Tenev

Tichomir Tenev has an M.Eng. degree in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT as well as BS degrees in mathematics and computer science also from MIT. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in computational engineering at Mississippi State University researching an elastic constitutive model of spacetime and its applications to General Relativity and Cosmology. Since 1996, Tichomir has held top software engineering positions at several Silicon Valley companies such as VMware, and most recently Instart Logic.

C. Thompson

C. Thompson is a student intern at Core Academy of Science.

J.P. Tomkins

Jeffrey Tomkins is the Director of Life Sciences at the Institute for Creation Research (ICR). He has a Ph.D. in Genetics from Clemson University, an M.S. in Plant Science from the University of Idaho, and a B.S. in Agriculture Ed. from Washington State University. He was a faculty member in Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson University for a decade, publishing 57 secular research papers and seven book chapters. Dr. Tomkins specializes in genomics and has published 27 peer-reviewed creation science journal papers, two books, and a wide variety of semi-technical articles in the ICR magazine Acts & Facts.

R. Ward

Richard Ward graduated in 1969 from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he studied mathematics and physics. After training at Leicester University he spent most of his life teaching physics to boys at Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury, UK. Since retiring from teaching he has provided technical support at two schools, and has authored six articles published in the Institute of Physics (UK) journal Physics Education.

D.J. Werner

Davis J. Werner is an undergraduate at a community college in Texas, with the goal of earning a degree in geology. He has worked at ICR since 2015 as a research assistant.

J.H. Whitmore

John H. Whitmore is senior professor of geology at Cedarville University where he has been teaching since 1991. He has a BS in Geology (Kent State University), MS in Geology (Institute for Creation Research) and a PhD in Biology with a Paleontology emphasis (Loma Linda University). He is widely published in both the conventional and creation literature. His primary interests are fossil fish taphonomy, the Green River Formation, the Flood/post-Flood boundary and Grand Canyon geology. He has been studying the Coconino Sandstone since 1998. He is a coauthor of The Heavens and the Earth, a college-level earth science text.

K.P. Wise

Kurt P. Wise, B.A. (geology, University of Chicago), M.A. & Ph.D. (paleontology, Harvard University), has been Professor of Natural Science and Director of the Creation Research Center at Truett McConnell University since 2009. Before that he was on the faculty of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Bryan College. Over the last thirty years, Dr. Wise has been active in the development of creation biology and geology, including baraminology, catastrophic plate tectonics, and the founding of the Creation Biology Society and the Creation Geology Society.


Todd Charles Wood is the president of Core Academy of Science. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry and has done postdoctoral work in genomics. His research interests include created kinds and comparative biology.

J. Woodmorappe

John Woodmorappe, MA Geology, BA Geology, has been an active scientific creationist researcher for over 40 years. He is the author of three creationist books (including Noah's Ark: A Feasibility Study), and over a hundred scholarly creationist articles and book reviews.

W.J. Worraker

William J. Worraker is a part-time Research Associate with Biblical Creation Trust in the UK. He was employed as a computational physicist at AWE, Aldermaston, UK until retiring in March 2017. He has a BSc (Hons) in Physics from Bristol University, and a PhD, also from Bristol University, in fluid instability modelling. He has been an active amateur astronomer for over 25 years and has participated in collaborative professional-amateur observing projects and in writing the resulting peer-reviewed publications. He has written articles on astronomy and astrophysics in Journal of Creation, and a booklet entitled Water in the Cosmos published by Genesis Agendum in 2006. He gave two presentations at Origins 2016, the annual conference of the Creation Biology and Creation Geology Societies.