While Gary was still an undergraduate, testing revealed that he had an unusually high aptitude for scientific analysis. At the age of 19 he began a career as an aerospace systems analyst. He eventually moved on to the entertainment industry and learned the craft of writing. A former skeptic of intelligent design (ID), Gary became a strong supporter of ID after becoming aware of the enormous amount of academic and media misinformation on the subject.
Hallie is a longtime homeschool educator in California, who has taught classes in ecology, botany, and intelligent design with multiple homeschool education groups in the greater Los Angeles Area. Her unsuccessful search for an ID curriculum led her and her husband to write the first draft of this book.
Associate Director, Center for Science and Culture
Casey Luskin is a geologist and an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He earned his PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg, and BS and MS degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His law degree is from the University of San Diego, where he focused his studies on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law.