Mike Keas earned a Ph.D. in the history of science from the University of Oklahoma. He experienced some of the last historic moments behind the Berlin Wall as a Fulbright scholar in East Germany. He is Adjunct Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science, Biola University. As a Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute, he co-authors high school and college science curriculum. He also leads workshops for science teachers on how to teach about controversial subjects such as Darwinism.
His work in the history and philosophy of science and science education has received funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies. He has addressed such topics in presentations at the East German Akademie der Wissenschaften, Humboldt University, Oxford University, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Wright Center for Science Education, and the University of Minnesota. He has contributed articles to several scholarly journals and anthologies, including the American Chemical Society's Nobel Laureates in Chemistry and Darwinism, Design and Public Education published by Michigan State University Press.