Wedge Strategy Update: Intelligent Design Creationism Since the Dover Trail

Barbara Forrest

Barbara Forrest

Barbara Forrest is the co-author with Paul R. Gross of Creationism’s Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design (Oxford University Press, 2004), which details the political and religious aims of the intelligent design creationist movement. She served as an expert witness for the plaintiffs in the first legal case involving intelligent design, Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School District, which was decided in favor of the plaintiffs in December 2005. She is a member of the board of directors of the National Center for Science Education and the National Advisory Council of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. She has appeared on Larry King Live, ABC’s Nightline, and a documentary on intelligent design for the BBC Horizon series. Her radio interviews include NPR’s Science Friday with Ira Flatow and Americans United’s Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn. She is a Professor of Philosophy in the Department of History and Political Science at Southeastern Louisiana University.


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