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Darrel Falk

Falk is emeritus professor of biology at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego where he has been based since 1988. Along with Francis Collins and others, he was one of the founders of BioLogos and served as president from 2009 to 2012. His undergraduate degree in the biological sciences is from Simon Fraser University, his doctorate from the University of Alberta is in genetics, and he held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Irvine, in biochemical and developmental genetics, respectively. He began his career on the faculty at Syracuse University where he was tenured prior to his move into Christian higher education. Dr. Falk has given numerous talks about the relationship between science and faith at many universities, churches, and some seminaries. Besides his extensive writing at the BioLogos website, he is the author of Coming to Peace with Science (InterVarsity Press, 2004) and, with Todd Wood, The Fool and the Heretic: How Two Scientists Moved beyond Labels to a Dialog about Creation and Evolution (Zondervan, 2019).

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