Friend of Darwin Awards

NCSE's Friend of Darwin award is conferred annually to people (and occasionally organizations) whose efforts to support NCSE and advance its goals have been truly outstanding. The most recent recipients are Jim Krupa, Joe Thornton, and Lacey Wieser for 2019.

Previous Recipients

Tiffany Adrain
Bruce Alberts
Brian Alters
Philip Appleman
Ken Atkins
John Banister-Marx
Ed Barber
Yves Barbero
Gary L. Bennett
Marshall Berman
Ed Brayton
Dirk "Baba" Brinkman
Aralene "Barrie" D. Callahan*
Frederick B. Callahan*
Sean Carroll
Robert Cashner
Rob Dillon
Fred Edwords
Niles Eldredge
Wesley R. Elsberry
Susan Epperson
Marjorie Esman
Beth Eveland*
Deborah Fenimore*
Richard Firenze
Faye Flam
Barbara Forrest
Steve Gey
Lee Hartz
Stephen G. Harvey
Brandon Haught
John F. Haught
David Hillis
Victor Hutchison
M. Kim Johnson
Richard B. Katskee
Philip Kitcher
Tammy Kitzmiller*
Zack Kopplin
Lawrence Krauss
Jack Krebs
Jim Krupa
Jay Labov
Edward J. Larson
Richard E. Lenski
Lawrence S. Lerner
Joel Lieb*
Jere Lipps
Betty McCollister
Kenneth R. Miller
Steve Mirsky
Randy Moore
Ronald L. Numbers
Robert T. Pennock
Andrew J. Petto
Daniel J. Phelps
Patricia Princehouse
Donald R. Prothero
Bryan Rehm*
Christy Rehm*
Steve Rissing
Eric Rothschild
Thomas Charles Sager
Steven Schafersman
Judy Scotchmoor
Neil Shubin
Gerald Skoog
Julie Smith*
Cynthia Sneath*
Frank Sonleitner
Alan Spector
Paula Spence
Robert Stephens
Steven Stough*
David E. Thomas
Joe Thornton
Richard Trott
Howard Van Till
Ira Walters
Lacey Wieser
Ronald Wetherington
Witold Walczak
Joe Wolf
Carl Zimmer
Michael Zimmerman

* – Plaintiff in Kitzmiller v. Dover

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Short Bio

Carrie Sager is a former Project Assistant at NCSE.

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