Stephen C. Meyer Philosopher of Science
Topic

Irreducible Complexity

Education

  • Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Science.  University of Cambridge, England,  1991.  Thesis: “Of Clues and Causes:  A Methodological Interpretation of Origin-of-Life Research.” Analyzed scientific and methodological issues in origin-of-life biology.
  • M.Phil. in the History and Philosophy of Science.  University of Cambridge, England, 1987.  Emphases: History of Molecular Biology, History of Physics, Evolutionary Theory. Six hours of graduate applied mathematics, 1983-84, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas   
  • B.S. in Physics/Earth Science (double major program), Minors in Philosophy and Math. Graduated Cum Laude 1981, Whitworth College.  

Present Employment

  • Director and Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture, Discovery Institute, Seattle, Wa.  98101-3099.  (Fall 1996-present).

Past Employment

  • University Professor, Conceptual Foundations of Science, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416-4708.   Fall 2002- Spring 2005.
  • Associate Professor of Philosophy, Whitworth College, Spokane, Wa. 99251.  Fall 1990-2002.  Tenured 1996. 
  • Geophysicist, Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), Dallas, Texas. 11/81-12/85.  Duties: Digital Signal Processing, Seismic Survey Interpretation, Technical Presentation.

Other Relevant Experience

  • Teacher/Presenter, TrueU:  “Does God Exist?” & “Is the Bible Reliable?,” Twenty-Lecture Apologetic Series, Produced by Focus on the Family, Distributed by Tyndale Publishers.
  • Science Film Writer/Consultant, Illustra Media Productions, Muriettta, California, 92562.
  • Speaker and Consultant, Faith-Learning Integration Seminarsatvarious Christian Colleges and Classical Christian Academies.

Scholarships, Honors and  Awards

  • New York Times, L.A. Times, Publishers Weekly Best Seller, (for Darwin’s Doubt), 2013 
  • Book of the Year, (London) Times Literary Supplement, 2009. (For Signature in the Cell).
  • World Magazine, “Daniel of the Year” Award, 2009.
  • Oleg Zinman Award, Best Essay in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999.
  • Templeton Foundation Science-Religion Teaching Award, 1995.
  • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, Whitworth College, 1993-94.
  • Pascal Centre Research Fellowship, 1992-95.
  • American Friends of Cambridge University Scholarship, 1987-1990.
  • British Overseas Research Scholarship, 1987-1989. 
  • Rotary International Scholar, 1986-87.
  • Arco Civic Action Program Leadership Award, 1984.

Books or Monographs

  • Meyer, S.C., (2021), Return of the God Hypothesis: Three Scientific Discoveriues that Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe. HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: New York, New York. Forthcoming.
  • Moreland, J.P., Meyer, S.C., Shaw C. and Grudem, W., edts. (2017) Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Critique, (Crossway, Wheaton, Il.).
  • Meyer, S.C., et. al. (2015), Debating Darwin’s Doubt: A Scientific Controversy That Can No Longer Be Denied, edited by David Klinghoffer. Discovery Institute Press Seattle, WA (paperback).
  • Meyer, S.C., (2014), Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: New York, New York.  (Softcover with new epilogue and responses to critics of the first edition).
  • Meyer, S.C., (2013), Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: New York, New York.  (Hardcover).
  • Meyer, S.C., (2010), Signature in The Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: New York, New York. (Paperback).  
  • Meyer, S.C., (2009), Signature in The Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, (HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers: New York, New York. (Hardcover).
  • Meyer, S.C., et. al. (2007) Explore Evolution, Hill House Publishers, London, England.
  • Campbell, J.A. and Meyer, S.C., edts., (2004)  Darwinism, Design and Public Education, Michigan State University Press: Lansing, Michigan.
  • Behe, M.J., Dembski, W.A., Meyer, S.C., (2002), Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe, (St. Ignatius Press: San Francisco).
  • DeWolf, D.K., Meyer, S.C. and DeForrest, M. (1999) Intelligent Design and the Public School Curriculum Science Curriculum.  (Foundation for Thought and Ethics: Dallas).

Articles in Scientific or Academic Journals and/or Anthologies

  • Meyer, S. C. (2020), “Evidence of Intelligent Design in the Origin of Life” in: The Mystery of Life’s Origin: The Continuing Controversy, by Charles B. Thaxton et al. Seattle: Discovery Institute Press, 2020.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2018), “What About Darwin’s Doubt and the Chances of Information Emerging from Random Mutations?” in: The Harvest Handbook of Apologetics, edited by Joseph M. Holden, (Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, OR) pp. 263-267.
  • Meyer, S. C. and Casey Luskin (2018), “Has the Christian Worldview Had a Positive Impact on the Development of Science?” in: The Harvest Handbook of Apologetics, edited by Joseph M. Holden, (Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, OR) pp. 285-289.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2018), “Purposive, Intelligent Design is Detectable via the Scientific Investigation of Nature” in Sapientia: Areopagite Series. Retrieved from: https://henrycenter.tiu.edu/2018/02/can-science-detect-intelligent-design/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017), “Scientific and Philosophical Introduction” in: Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Critique, edited by J.P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Chris Shaw and Wayne Grudem, (Crossway, Wheaton, Il.) pp. 23-51.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017), “Neo-Darwinism and the Origin of Biological Form and Information” in: Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Critique, edited by J.P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Chris Shaw and Wayne Grudem, (Crossway, Wheaton, Il.) pp. 97-129.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017), “The Difference It Doesn’t Make: Why the ‘Front-end Loaded’ Concept of Design Fails to Explain the Origin of Biological Information.” in: Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Critique, edited by J.P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Chris Shaw and Wayne Grudem, (Crossway, Wheaton, Il.) pp. 209-228.
  • Meyer, S. C., Ann K. Gauger, and Paul Nelson (2017), “Theistic Evolution and the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: Does It Work?” in: Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Critique, edited by J.P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Chris Shaw and Wayne Grudem, (Crossway, Wheaton, Il.) pp. 249-279.
  • Meyer, S. C. and Günter Bechly (2017), “The Fossil Record and Universal Common Ancestry,” in: Theistic Evolution: A Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Critique, edited by J.P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Chris Shaw and Wayne Grudem, (Crossway, Wheaton, Il.) pp. 323-353.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017) “Intelligent Design: Explanation for the Information Enigma,” in: Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), edited by James Stump, (Zondervan: Grand Rapids) pp. 177-208.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017) “Response to Deborah B. Haarsma,” in: Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), edited by James Stump, (Zondervan: Grand Rapids) pp. 167-173.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017) “Response to Ken Ham,” in: Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), edited by James Stump, (Zondervan: Grand Rapids) pp. 61-66.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017) “Response to Hugh Ross,” in: Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), edited by James Stump, (Zondervan: Grand Rapids) pp. 113-119.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017) “Final Response,” in: Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), edited by James Stump, (Zondervan: Grand Rapids) pp. 227-230.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “The Origin of Life and the DNA Enigma: Evidence of Design?” in: Theology and Science: Discussions About Faith and Facts, edited by Joseph Seckbach, (World Scientific Publishers: Singapore) pp. TBD.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “Evolution Creationism” in: Dictionary of Christianity and Science, (Zondervan: Grand Rapids) pp. 250-258.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “Have Darwinism, and Dawkins, Disproved God?,” in:  The Apologetics Study Bible, edited by Ted Cabal, (Broadman and Holman) pp. TBD.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “Matzke, Cladistics, and Missing Ancestors” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 42-70.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “When Theory Trumps Observation” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 129-132.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “No New Genetic Information Needed?” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 133-141.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “The God-of-the-Gaps Fallacy?” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 142-149.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “More on Small Shelly Fossils and the Cambrian Explosion” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 156-159.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “Does Lightning-Fast Evolution Solve the Cambrian Enigma?” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 241-248.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “Clarifying Issues: My Response to BioLogos” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 305-312.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “Walking It Back?” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 313-327.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “Denying the Signature: A Response to Bishop and O’Connor” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 334-351.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2015) “Of Minds and Causes: A Further Response to Bishop and O’Connor” in: Debating Darwin’s Doubt, David Klinghoffer, ed., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle) pp. 352-359.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2012)  “Signature in the Cell: Intelligent Design and the DNA Enigma” in: The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity, James Stump and Alan Padgett, edts., (Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford) pp. 270-282. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (2011)  “Of Molecules and (Straw) Men: A Response to Dennis Venema’s Review of Signature in the Cell” in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 63, Number 3, pp.171-182. 
  • Meyer, S.C. and P.A. Nelson, (2011)  “Can the Origin of the Genetic Code Be Explained by Direct RNA Templating?” in Bio-Complexity, Vol. 2011, Issue 3, pp. 1-? 
  • Meyer, S.C. (2011)  “Sauce for the Goose: Intelligent Design, Scientific Methodology, and the Demarcation Problem” in: The Nature of Nature, Bruce L. Gordon and William A. Dembski, edts., (ISI Books: Wilmington Delaware), pp. 95-131.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2011)  “DNA: The Signature in the Cell” in: The Nature of Nature, Bruce L. Gordon and William A. Dembski, edts., (ISI Books: Wilmington Delaware), pp. 293-345.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2010)  “The Difference it Doesn’t Make” in: God and Evolution, Jay Richards, edt., (Discovery Institute Press: Seattle, Washington), pp. 147-164.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2007) “A Scientific History – and Philosophical Defense – of the Theory of Intelligent Design”, Religion – Staat – Gesellschaft, Vol 7, issue 2, 2006, pp. 203-247. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (2006)  “Your Witness, Mr. Johnson” in: Darwin’s Nemesis: Phillip Johnson and the Intelligent Design Movement, William A. Dembski, ed., (InterVarsity Press: Downers Grove, IL.  USA), pp. 33-36.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2006)  “The Origin of Biological Information and the Higher Taxonomic Categories” in: Darwin’s Nemesis: Phillip Johnson and the Intelligent Design Movement, William A. Dembski, ed., (InterVarsity Press: Downers Grove, IL.  USA), pp. 174-213.
  • Minnich, S.A. and S.C. Meyer (2006)  “Genetic Analysis of Coordinate Flagellar and Type III Regulatory Circuits in Pathogenic Bacteria” in: Darwin’s Nemesis: Phillip Johnson and the Intelligent Design Movement, W. A. Dembski, edt., (InterVarsity Press: Downers Grove, IL.  USA), pp. 214-223.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2004) Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 117 (2): pp. 213-239.  (The technical biology journal of the Smithsonian Institution).
  • Minnich, S. and Meyer, S.C. (2004) “Genetic Analysis of Coordinate Flaglellar and Type III Regulatory Circuits in Pathogenic Bacteria” in: Design in Nature II:  Comparing Design in Nature with Science and Engineering, M. Collins and C.A. Brebbia, edts.,  (Wessex Institute of Technology: Southhampton, England) pp. 295-304.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2004)  “The Cambrian Information Explosion: Evidence for Intelligent Design” in: Debating Design, Michael Ruse and William A. Dembski, edts., (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, England), pp. 371-391.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2004)  “Teaching about Dissent from neo-Darwinism,” Trends in Evolution and Ecology, March Issue, vol. 19 (3), pp. 115-16.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2003) “DNA and the Origin of Life: Information, Specification and Explanation” in: Darwinism, Design and Public Education, John Angus Campbell & Stephen C. Meyer, edts., (Michigan State University Press: Lansing, Michigan), pp. 223-285.
  • Meyer, S.C., Nelson, P.A., and Chien, P. (2003) “The Cambrian Explosion: Biology’s Big Bang” in Darwinism, Design and Public Education, John Angus Campbell and Stephen C. Meyer, edts., (Michigan State University Press: Lansing, Michigan),  pp. 323-402 
  • Meyer, S.C. and Keas, M.N. (2003) “The Meanings of Evolution” in Darwinism, Design and Public Education, John Angus Campbell and Stephen C. Meyer, edts., (Michigan State University Press: Lansing, Michigan), pp. 135-156.   
  • DeWolf, D.K, Meyer, S.C. and DeForrest, M. (2003) “Teaching the Controversy: Is it Science, Religion or Speech?” in Darwinism, Design and Public Education, J.A. Campbell and S. C. Meyer, edts., (Michigan State University Press: Lansing, Michigan), pp. 59-132.
  • Meyer, S.C.,  (2002), “Evidence of Design in Physics and Biology: From the Origin of the Universe to the Origin of Life,” in: Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe, Proceedings of the Wethersfield Institute, (Ignatius Press: San Francisco) vol. 9., pp. 53-111. 
  • Meyer, S.C.,  (2002), “The Scientific Status of Intelligent Design: The Methodological Equivalence of Naturalistic and Non-Naturalistic Origins Theories,” in: Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe, Proceedings of the Wethersfield Institute, (St. Ignatius Press: San Francisco) vol. 9., pp. 151-211. 
  • Dembski, W.A. and Meyer, S.C. (2002)  “Fruitful Interchange or Polite Chit-Chat?:  The Dialogue between Science and Theology?,” in:  Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe, Proceedings of the Wethersfield Institute, (St. Ignatius Press:  San Francisco) vol. 9., pp.213-234. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (2001), “Word Games: DNA, Design and Intelligence,” in Signs of Intelligence, W. A. Dembski and James Kushiner, edts. (Brazos Press: Grand Rapids, MI.) pp. 102-111.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2000)  “Qualified Agreement: Modern Science and The Return of the God Hypothesis.”  Science and Christianity: Four Views, Edt. Richard Carlson, Intervarsity Press: Downers Grove, pp. 129-75.  Responses to other contributors pp. 58-61, 112-121, 249-255.
  • DeWolf, D.K, Meyer, S.C. and DeForrest, M. (2000) “Teaching the Origins Controversy:  Science, Religion or Speech?” University of Utah Law Review, vol. 39, pp. 39-110.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2000)  “The Demarcation of Science and Religion,” in The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition: An Encyclopedia.  Edited by Ferngren, G., (Garland:  New York)  pp. 12-23.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1999)  “The Return of the God Hypothesis.” Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, September Issue, vol. XI, pp. 1-38.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1999) “Teleological Evolution: The Difference it Doesn’t Make” in Darwinism Defeated?: The Johnson-Lamoureux Debate on Biological Origins, Robert Clements, edt., Regent Publishing: Vancouver, B.C., pp. pp. 89-100.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1999)  “DNA by Design: An Inference to the Best Explanation for the Origin of Biological Information.”  Rhetoric and Public Affairs, (Michigan State University Press: Lansing, Michigan) Volume 1, No. 4., pp. 519-555. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (1998)  “The Explanatory Power of Design: DNA and the Origin of Information.”  Mere Creation: Science, Faith and Intelligent Design.  Edited by William A. Dembski, (Intervarsity Press: Downers Grove, Illinois), pp. 114-47.
  • Dembski, W.A. and Meyer, S.C. (1998)  “Fruitful Interchange or Polite Chit-Chat?:  The Dialogue between Science and Theology?,” Zygon. Sept. Issue, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 415-30.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1996)  “The Nature of Historical Science and the Demarcation of Design and Descent” in Facets of Faith and Science Volume IV: Interpreting God’s Action in the World, University Press of America, Vol. 4, pp.91-130.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1996)  “‘The Battle of the Beginnings: Why Neither Side is Winning the Creation Evolution Debate,” The Christian Scholars Review.  Fall, Vol. XXVI: 1, pp. 112-14. 
  • Meyer, S.C. and Nelson, P.A., (1996) “Getting Rid of the Unfair Rules,” Origins & Design, Volume 17: 2, 32-34.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1996)  “The Origin of Life and the Death of Materialism.”  The Intercollegiate Review.  Vol. 31. No. 2, 24-43. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (1994) “Laws, Causes and Facts: A Response to Professor Ruse,” in Darwinism: Science or Philosophy.  edt. by Buell, J. and Hearn, G.  Foundation for Thought and Ethics: Dallas. pp. 29-40.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1994)  “The Use and Abuse of Philosophy” in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Vol. 46, Number 1, pp.14-18.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1994) “The Methodological Equivalence of Design and Descent: Can there be a Scientific Theory of Creation?” in: The Creation Hypothesis: Scientific Evidence for An Intelligent Designer. J.P. Moreland, edt. InterVarsity Press: Downers Grove, pp. 67-112. 
  • Meyer, S.C. and Hartwig, M. (1993) “A Note to Teachers,” in Pandas and People: The Central Question of Biological Origins, by Davis, P. and Kenyon, D., second edt., Haughton: Dallas,  pp.153-163.
  • Thaxton, C.B. and Meyer, S.C. (1988)  “Human Rights: Blessed by God or Begrudged by Government,” Current World Leaders, Vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 553-56.
  • S.C. Meyer (1985)  “Scientific Tenets of Faith,” Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp.40-42.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2019), “Time to Flip the Script for Brexit Negotiations” in The Bruges Group Blog, October 16, 2019. Retrieved from: https://www.brugesgroup.com/blog/time-to-flip-the-script-for-brexit-negotiations.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2019), “Here’s How Boris Johnson Gets the Brexit Deal the UK Really Needs” in The Federalist, September 20, 2019. Retrieved from: https://thefederalist.com/2019/09/20/heres-how-boris-johnson-gets-the-brexit-deal-the-u-k-really-needs/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2019), “The Best Brexit Strategy is the Leave First, And Then Deal” in The Federalist, May 16, 2019. Retrieved from: https://thefederalist.com/2019/05/16/best-brexit-strategy-leave-first-deal/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2019), “How Theresa May Can Get a Better Brexit Deal – and How Trump Can Help” in National Review, April 5, 2019. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/04/how-theresa-may-can-get-a-better-brexit-deal-and-how-trump-can-help/. 
  • Meyer, S. C. (2018), “Apollo 8 and Our Privileged Planet” in National Review, December 21, 2018. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/12/apollo-8-astronauts-christmas-eve-message-book-of-genesis/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2018), “Drones Can Protect Us From Kim’s Missiles” in The Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2018. Retrieved from: https://www.wsj.com/articles/drones-can-protect-us-from-kims-missiles-1521397415. 
  • Meyer, S. C. “An Extraterrestrial Spin on the RNA World.” (October 16, 2017) https://evolutionnews.org/2017/10/an-extraterrestrial-spin-on-the-rna-world/
  • Meyer, S. C. (2017), “No Good Options in North Korea?” in National Review, September 18, 2017. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalreview.com/2017/09/north-korea-missile-thr4eat-answers-exist/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016), “This Should Be Trump’s Top Trade Priority” in National Review, November 30, 2016. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalreview.com/2016/11/trump-trade-policy-priorities/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “Markets Have Nothing to Fear from Brexit.” National Review, June 28, www.nationalreview.com. 
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016), “Brexit and the Future of U.S.-U.K. Military Cooperation” in National Review, June 16, 2016. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalreview.com/2016/06/brexit-us-british-military/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “The EU Threatens America and Britain’s Alliance. Brexit Could Save It, “ The Stream, June 20, www.stream.org. 
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “Brexit and the Future of U.S.-U.K. Military Cooperation.” National Review, June 16, www.nationalreview.com. 
  • Meyer, S. C. (2016) “The European Union: An Un-Democratic Leviathan That Britain Might Just Escape.” The Stream, June 16, www.stream.org. 
  • Meyer, S. C. (March 25, 2016), “Dawkins’s Dilemma: Misrepresent the Mechanism…or Face the Math.” https://evolutionnews.org/2016/03/about_a_bike_lo/.
  • Meyer, S. C. (2014) “Does Intelligent Design offer a plausible Account of Life’s Origins.” American Spectator, January-February Issue, pp. 14-16.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2010) “Redefine The Question.” Christianity Today, May Issue, p. 50-51.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2010) “A Touch of Science in a Spiritual Search.” Christian Research Journal Vol. 33, No. 1, p. 56-57.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2009) “Climategate Recalls Attacks on Darwin Doubters.” Human Events, December 12/22/09, p. ?.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2009) “Pro-Darwin Consensus Doesn’t Rule Out Intelligent Design.” CNN Opinion, November 23rd, www.cnn.com.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2009) “Darwin’s Defenders Deny Life’s Evident Design.” The Church Report website, October 23rd, www.thechurchreport.com.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2009) “Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design.” Associates For Biblical Research website,August 19th, www.biblearchaeology.org.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2009) “Jefferson’s Support of Intelligent Design.” Boston Globe, July 15th, p. A15.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2008) “What is the Argument for ID From DNA?” Salvo, Winter – Issue 4, p. 40-42.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2006) “Signs of Intelligence,” The Dallas Morning News, January  29th, p. ??.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2006) “Intelligent Design is not Creationism.” The Daily Telegraph (of London), January 28th, p. ??.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2005) “Not by Chance.” The National Post (of Canada), December 1st, p. A22.
  • Meyer. S.C. and J.C. Campbell (2005) “How Should Schools Teach Evolution? Debate it.” U.S.A. Today, August 15th, p. A13.
  • Meyer. S.C. and J.C. Campbell (2005) “Teach the Controversy,” The Baltimore Sun, March 11, p.17A.
  • Meyer. S.C. and J.C. Campbell (2005) “Teach Scientific Controversy about Origins of Life,” The Chattanooga Times Free Press, January 30, p. F1.
  • Meyer. S.C. and J.C. Campbell (2004) “Students Should Learn to Assess Competing Theories,” The San Francisco Chronicle, December 10, p. B9.
  • Meyer. S.C. and J.C. Campbell (2004) “Incorporate Controversy into the Curriculum,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 15, p. Q1, Q4.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2003) “Textbook debate: Its all about the Evidence,” The Houston Chronicle, Friday, September 19, 2003, p. 35A.
  • Meyer. S.C. (2002) “Evidence, Not Motive, Weighs in Favor of Giving Schoolchildren All Sides,” The Columbus Dispatch, Monday, November 11, 2002, p. A7.
  • Chapman, B. and Meyer, S.C. (2002) “Darwin Would Love This Debate,” The Seattle Times, June 10th.  B5.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2002) “Teach the Controversy on Origins,” Cincinnati Enquirer,March 30th.  Commentary section.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2001) “Darwin’s Public Defenders,” Worldnetdaily.com,September 28th.  Commentary Section.
  • Meyer, S.C. (2001) “Darwin in the Dock,” Touchstone,April, p. 57-9.
  • Chapman, B. and Meyer, S.C. (2000) “A Plan for the Recovery of the Iffy Economy,” The Seattle Times,December 28th, p. B6. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (2000) “’E’ is for Evolution, ‘F’ is for Fordam,” The Kansas City Star, October 16th, p. B5. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (2000)  “DNA and Other Designs,” First Things,April Issue, pp. 30-38.  See write up in: The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 29th, 2000. See also: Correspondence, First Things,October Issue, pp. 2-7.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1999) “Word Games: DNA, Design and Intelligence,” Touchstone, July-August Issue, volume 12, no. 4, pp. 44-50.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1998) “Testimony to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concerning the Teaching of Biological Origins,” Religious Liberties News, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 13-15.
  • Meyer, S.C. and DeWolf, D. (1997) “A Pro-Life Case for the Daschle Bill,” The Wall Street Journal, June 6, p. A14.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1996)  “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell in Biology Instruction,” The Washington Times, July 4th, 1996. p. A13.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1996) “Limits of Natural Selection A Reason To Teach All Theories,” The Tacoma News Tribune.  May 12, 1996, pp.G1, 6. 
  • Meyer, S.C. (1995)  “GOP Can Achieve Health Care Reform by Keeping it Simple,” Human Events, April 21, pp. 11.
  • Meyer, S.C. and DeWolf, D. (1995) “Fetal Position, “National Review, March 20, pp. 62-4.
  • Meyer, S.C. and DeWolf, D. (1994)  “Foley’s Washington: Harbinger of Change,” The Seattle Times, October 19th, p. B7.
  • Meyer, S.C. and D.K. DeWolf (1994) “Trouble in Political Paradise,” The Chicago Tribune, October 18, Section 1 p. 23.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1994) “Scientist Stifled from Teaching Life’s Origins,” Oregonian, Jan. 4, p. B7.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1994) “Open Debate on Life’s Origins,” Insight, February 21, pp. 27-29.  See also Letters-to-the-Editor, April 4, 1994, p.4.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1993) “A Scopes Trial for the ’90s,” The Wall Street Journal, December 6, p. A14.  See also, “The Harmony of Natural Law,” January 17th, Letters Section, p. A9.
  • Meyer, S.C. (1989) “Bush and Mulroney Should Embrace Thatcher,” The Wall Street Journal, September 25, p. A15.
  • Thaxton, C.B, and Meyer, S.C., (1987)  “Human Rights: Blessed by God or Begrudged by Government,” The Los Angeles Times, Dec. 27, (Part V), p.1, 6.  Syndicated via the L.A. Times-Washington Post Syndicate.

Documentary Video production Credits & Video Appearances

  • PragerU: From Bacteria to Beethoven, (2019). Prager University Video. On-Camera Talent. Content Writer.
  • The Information Enigma, (2015). Discovery Institute. Script and Science Adviser, On-Camera Talent.
  • True U: Does God Exist, (2010).  Cold Water Media; Ten Part Teaching Series. On-Camera Talent.  Content Writer.
  • True U: Is the Bible Reliable, (2010).  Cold Water Media; Ten Part Teaching Series. On-Camera Talent.  Content Writer.
  • Darwin’s Dilemma, (2009). Illustra Media. Script and Science Adviser, On-Camera Talent. 
  • Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, (2008). Premise Media. Script and Science Adviser, On-Camera Talent. Nationwide Theatrical Release, April, 2008. 
  • Case for Creator, (2006). Illustra Media. Distributed by Lion’s Gate. Script and Science Adviser, On-Camera Talent. 
  • Unlocking the Mystery of Life, (2003). Illustra Media. Script Writer, Co-producer, Science Adviser, On-Camera Talent. Aired on  PBS, 2003. 
  • Icons of Evolution (2002). Illustra Media. Co-script Writer, Co-producer, Science Adviser, On-Camera Talent. Aired on  PBS, 2003. 

Sample National Television and Radio Appearances

  • The Ben Shapiro Show Sunday Special, Interview with Stephen C. Meyer, March 24, 2019.
  • EWTN News Nightly, “March for Science.” April 21st, 2017.
  • Daystar Television Network, John Ankerberg Show, “Darwin’s Doubt.” Multi-part series, Consecutive Sundays, July 5-Aug 23, 2015.
  • C-SPAN Book TV, “Darwin’s Doubt,” Filmed Lecture.  Filmed July 13th, 2013.  Aired September 2013.
  • Daystar Television Network, John Ankerberg Show, “Does the new Scientific Evidence about the Origin of Life Put an end to Darwinian Evolution?” Multi-part series, Consecutive Sundays, February 20-May 7, 2011.
  • CBN Television, The 700 Club, Interview about Signature in the Cell, June, 18th, 2010.
  • TBN Television, Praise the Lord, Interview about Signature in the Cell, May, 21st, 2010.
  • Premier Radio (UK), with Justin Brierly, Debate with Oxford Chemist and “New Atheist” Peter Atkins, January 16th, 2010. 
  • Dennis Miller Show, Interview about Signature in the Cell, December 2nd, 2009.
  • G. Gordon Liddy Show, Interview about Signature in the Cell, November 24th, 2009.
  • Thom Hartman Show,Interview about Signature in the Cell, August 12, 2009.
  • Janet Parshall’s America, Interview about Signature in the Cell, August 5, 2009.
  • Coast to Coast, with George Noory, Interview about Signature in the Cell, July 28-29, 2009. 
  • C-SPAN Book TV, “Signature in the Cell:  DNA and the Evidence of Intelligent Design,” Filmed Lecture.  Filmed July 21st, 2009.  Aired September 2009.
  • Point of View Radio Talk Show, with Kirby Anderson, Interview about Signature in the Cell, July 6th, 2009 
  • Michael Medved Show, Interview about Signature in the Cell, June 29, 2009.
  • Lars Larson Show, Interview about Signature in the Cell, June ??, 2009. 
  • Mancow in the Morning, Interview about Signature in the Cell, June 19, 2009. 
  • PBS, Think Tank, with Ben Wattenberg, October 12 & 19, 2006.  Debate with Michael Ruse.
  • CNN, The Paula Zahn Show, “Intelligent Design”, December 18, 2005.  Debate with Eugenie Scott. 
  • MSNBC, The Abrams Report, “Intelligent Design”, September 29, 2005.  Debate with Dan Abrams and Eugenie Scott. 
  • NBC, Nightly News, “By Design?”, September 27, 2005,  Story by Robert  Bazell.  
  • ABC, Good Morning America, September 27, 2005,
  • BBC Scotland, Good Morning Scotland, “Origins of Man”, September 25, 2005, 
  • PBS, Tavis Smiley, ”Teaching Evolution in America’s Schools,” August  29, 2005
  • ABC News, Nightline,Intelligent Design vs. Evolution”, August 10, 2005.
  • The Laura Ingraham Show, “The Intelligent Design Issue”, August  8, 2005.
  • Fox News, Weekend Live with Tony Snow, August  6, 2005,  Debate with Nick Matzke.
  • BBC Radio 4, Today Programme, August  1, 2005,  Debate with Sir David Attenborough  about the theory of intelligent design.
  • Fox News, Big Story with John Gibson, “Teaching the Origins of Life”, May 6, 2005, Debate with Eugenie Scott.
  • Topic A with Tina Brown, May 5, 2005, Debate with Kenneth Miller on teaching intelligent design in Kansas schools.
  • Jim Lehrer News Hour, The Creation Conflict in Schools, March 28, 2005.   Story by Jeffrey Bell.
  • BBC News Radio 4, Debate on Darwinism and Design with Prof. Stephen Jones of University College, London , moderated by Sarah Montague,  December 17th, 2004.
  • Faith under Fire, with Lee Strobel, “Intelligent Design” August,  20th 2004, Debate with Michael Shermer.
  • National Public Radio, Science Friday with Ira Flatow, November 9 th, 2002.
  • National Public Radio, Talk of the Nation with Ray Suarez,“ Kansas Evolution Controversy.” August 16, 1999.
  • CNBC, Hardball With Chris Matthews, “Cloning,” February 22nd, 1997.  Appeared with Ben Wattenberg, American Enterprise Institute, Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post and Peter Callahan of the Hastings Center.

Selected Conference Papers or Public Lectures

  • “The Cambrian Information Explosion,” Presentation to Intelligent Design Conference at Mackenzie University, Sao Paolo, Brazil, Feb 21st, 2013.
  • “Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design,” Presentation to Intelligent Design Conference at Mackenzie University, Sao Paolo, brazil, Feb 22nd, 2013.
  • Talk to Wilberforce Forum, 2010, January.
  • Heritage Talk, June 2009
  • CSPAN Talk, July 2009
  • “The Return of the Design Hypothesis?” Presentation to Darwinism and Design conference, Prague, Czech Republic, October 22, 2005
  • “DNA by Design?” Presentation to Templeton Science and Religion conference, Wycliff Hall, Oxford, July 19, 2005 
  • “Teaching the Origins Controversy,” Presentation to The Ohio State Board of Education Conference, Columbus, Ohio, March 11th, 2002
  • Presenter and panelist with Eugenie Scott, Michael Ruse, Duane Gish, Robert John Russell and Jeffrey Schoss at The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences discussion of the Creation-Evolution issue, June 12, 2000, Berkeley, CA. 
  • Testified before The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concerning alleged viewpoint discrimination in the teaching of biological origins in the public schools, Seattle, Washington, August, 21, 1998. 
gram-negative-rod-shaped-bacteria-have-a-single-polar-flagellum-stockpack-adobe-stock.jpg
Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria have a single polar flagellum

Advances in Biology Discredit Argument that Cooption Can Explain Irreducible Complexity

One of most popular attempts at explaining the flagellum via cooption was developed by Nicholas Matzke. Read More ›