Jerry Coyne


Coyne graduated in Biology from the College of William and Mary, and afterwards, he obtained a doctorate in Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, where he worked with Richard Lewontin. He is professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago.

His work has especialized in evolutionary genetics, particularly aimed at understanding the evolutionary processes that produce new species.

He has written over 120 scientific papers and over 150 popular articles, books and columns reviews, as well as a scholarly book about his specialty: Speciation, co-authored with H. Allen Or, and another one about the evidence of evolution: Why Evolution is True, a New York Times bestseller.

His second book, Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible, was published in May, 2015.

Coyne has written to several publications including The New York Times, The New Republic, The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, The Nation, USA Today, The Washington Post, and other journals.

He is member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and recipient of the 2011 Emperor Has No Clothes Award by the Freedom from Religion Foundation, as well as the 2015 Richard Dawkins Award from the Atheist Alliance of America.

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