Creationism, Catastrophism, and Velikovsky William D. Stansfield From: Volume 32, No. 1 January / February 2008 ShareTweet William D. Stansfield William Stansfield is emeritus professor, Biological Sciences Department, California Polytechnic State University. His books include The Science of Evolution and Death of a Rat: Understandings and Appreciations of Science. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.