Pennock named AAAS Fellow

Robert Pennock was among three MSU professors honored as American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows. Pennock is a professor in the Lyman Briggs School of Science, the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior graduate program.

Pennock, a member of the MSU Digital Evolution Laboratory, is recognized for distinguished service in voicing the philosophical deficits in the pro-intelligent design argument and defending against its inclusion in science teaching. His 1999 book, "Tower of Babel: the Evidence Against the New Creationism," was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His work has appeared in Discover magazine and the journal Nature.

Lansing State Journal Article: http://www.lsj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061203/COLUMNISTS02/612030564

MSU Newsroom coverage: http://newsroom.msu.edu/site/indexer/2919/content.htm

(Date Posted: 2006-12-04)