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Eugenie Scott

Eugenie Carol Scott (born October 24, 1945) is an American physical anthropologist, a former university professor and an activist opposing the teaching of young earth creationism and intelligent design in schools. From 1986 to 2014, Scott served as the Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education, Inc., a pro-evolution nonprofit science education organization. She holds a Ph.D. in biological anthropology from the University of Missouri. A human biologist, her research has been in medical anthropology and skeletal biology. Scott serves on the National Advisory Council of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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People don't show up here (at the courtroom) because they believe evolution is bad science. They sho ...

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I learned very early on that it's necessary but not sufficient for scientists to go to school board ...

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Evolution is not controversial in the field of science. It's controversial in the public sphere beca ...

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“Lawsuits, from my standpoint, are a sign of failure. We're hoping the lessons of Dover can be com ...

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“The most toxic thing about this whole discussion is the impression that most of the public has, t ...

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“This is actually, I think, key to understanding this whole controversy in this country: people th ...

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“This decision is a major victory for science, and a major victory for science education.”

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“But no one is using irreducible complexity as a research strategy, and with very good reason ... ...

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“We can predict this fight happening elsewhere.”

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“This is neo-creationism, trying to avoid the legal morass of trying to teach creationism overtly ...

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“When they say 'teach the controversy' — their ringing phrase — they want us to pretend to stu ...

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“It is already clear that the new slogan for the ID movement is going to be 'Teach the Controversy ...

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“Intelligent design is ultimately a science stopper.”

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“As a legal strategy intelligent design is dead. It will be very difficult for any school district ...

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