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Michael Shermer

Michael ShermerAKA Michael Brant Shermer

Born: 8-Sep-1954
Birthplace: Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Naturalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Skeptic Magazine

Director of the Skeptics Society, publishes a monthly column for Scientific American and since 1998 has been a science correspondent for NPR Los Angeles.

Wife: Kim Ziel Shermer
Daughter: Devin Ziel Shermer

    University: BA Psychology/Biology, Pepperdine University (1976)
    University: MA Experimental Psychology, California State University (1978)
    University: PhD History of Science, Claremont Graduate School (1991)
    Secular Student Alliance Academic Advisory Board
    Science Debate 2008
    Skeptics Society
    National Public Radio
    Scientific American Columnist

    The Nature of Existence (Apr-2009) · Himself
    Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (18-Apr-2008) · Himself

Author of books:
How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science (2001)
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time (2002)
Teach Your Child Science (1989)
The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense (2001)
Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It? (2002)
Teach Your Child Math and Mathemagics (1999)
In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History (2002)

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