Casey Luskin


  • Staff, Discovery Institute

Casey Luskin is an attorney with graduate degrees in both science and law. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego. His Law Degree is from the University of San Diego. In his role at Discovery Institute, Mr. Luskin works as Research Coordinator for the Center for Science and Culture. He formerly conducted geological research at Scripps Institution for Oceanography (1997-2002).

Luskin is also co-founder of the Intelligent Design and Evolution Awareness (IDEA) Center, a non-profit organization helping students to investigate evolution by starting "IDEA Clubs" on college and high school campuses across the country. For his work with IDEA, the Intelligent Design and Undergraduate Research Center named an award honoring college graduates for excellence in student advocacy of intelligent design (ID) the "Casey Luskin Graduate Award."

With diverse interests, Mr. Luskin has published in both technical law and science journals, including Journal of Church and State; Montana Law Review; Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems; Hamline Law Review; Liberty University Law Review; University of St. Thomas Journal of Law & Public Policy; and Progress in Complexity, Information, and Design. He contributed to the volumes Intelligent Design 101: Leading Experts Explain the Key Issues and The Praeger Handbook of Religion and Education in the United States. Luskin is co-author of the book Traipsing Into Evolution: Intelligent Design and the Kitzmiller v. Dover Decision. He is also a co-author of Science and Human Origins, contributing chapters discussing fossil and genetic evidence which challenges human/ape common ancestry.

A senior editor at Salvo Magazine, Luskin has also published in a variety of print and online popular media such as Research News and Opportunities in Science and Theology; Human Events; U.S. News & World Report, BeliefNet; Salvo Magazine; Touchstone Magazine; Christian Science Monitor; the San Diego Union Tribune;…

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