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William Albert Dembski

William Albert Dembski, American philosopher, educator. Recipient Trotter prize, Texas Advertising & Marketing University, 2005, Book award, Templeton Foundation, 1999.


  • Dembski, William Albert was born on July 18, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Joseph and Ursula Dembski.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, Chicago, 1996. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, 1996.


    • Senior fellow Discovery Institute, Seattle, since 1996. Associate research professor conceptual foundations science Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1999—2005. Senior research scientist Evolutionary Informatics Lab, Waco, since 2007.


    • Author: (Book) The Design Revolution (Christianity Today's Book of Year, 2005). Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Independent


    Denomination: Evangelican


    Senior fellow Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville, 2008. Christian apologist - senior fellow Wilberforce Forum, Washington, since 2006. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Evangelical Philosophical Society (vice president since 2009), American Mathematics Society.


    • Married Jana Lea Van Gorp, December 21, 1996. Children: Chloe Marie, John Daniel, William Michael.
    • father: William Joseph
    • mother: Ursula Dembski
    • spouse: Jana Lea Van Gorp
    • children: Chloe Marie Dembski
    • John Daniel Dembski
    • William Michael Dembski
    William Albert Dembski
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    Born July 18, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1988
      University Chicago
    • 1996
      University Illinois
    • 1996
      Princeton Theological Seminary
    • 1996
      Senior, fellow Discovery Institute
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1999 - 2005
      associate, research professor conceptual foundations science Baylor University
      Waco, Texas, United States