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.
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.