Steve Dilley

Senior Fellow and Academic Mentoring Centers Coordinator

Stephen Dilley (Ph.D., philosophy) is the Academic Mentoring Centers Coordinator and Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. Prior to joining Discovery, Dr. Dilley was a professor for 14 years at St. Edward’s University (Austin, TX). His teaching and research centered on the history and philosophy of biology, with special attention given to methodological naturalism and the role of theology in the justification of evolutionary theory. Publication-wise, Dr. Dilley is editor of Darwinian Evolution and Classical Liberalism (Lexington Books) and co-editor of Human Dignity in Bioethics (Routledge). He has published essays in British Journal for the History of Science, The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and elsewhere. Dr. Dilley has also presented his work at a variety of conferences, including meetings of History of Science Society, American Philosophical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Political Science Association, and the like.