Team Members

The leaders of BioLogos believe that the findings of modern science are compatible with Christian faith. View their Presentations and Interviews to learn more.

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Deborah Haarsma

President

Deborah Haarsma serves as President of The BioLogos Foundation, a position she has held since January 2013. Previously, she served as a professor and chair of Physics and Astronomy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Jeff Schloss

Senior Scholar

As Senior Scholar of BioLogos, Dr. Jeff Schloss provides writing, speaking, and scholarly research on topics that are central to the values and mission of BioLogos and represent BioLogos in dialogues with other Christian organizations.

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Kathryn Applegate

Program Director

Kathryn Applegate received her Ph.D. in computational cell biology from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in La Jolla, California, in 2010. There she developed computer vision algorithms to measure the cell’s cytoskeleton.

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Mary Bennett

Event Coordinator and Administrative Associate

As Event Coordinator and Administrative Associate, Mary Bennett helps plan events and provides administrative support to the President and key members of the BioLogos staff.

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Laura J Landmann

Director of Operations

Laura J Landmann received a master's degree in International Relations and Human Rights from the University of Kent in the U.K.

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Emily Ruppel

Web Editor

As Web Editor, Emily Ruppel oversees the editorial content of the BioLogos website, including working with our many guest authors for our blog.

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Chris Snyder

Web Developer

As Web Developer, Chris Snyder is responsible for managing the organization’s website and other information technology systems.

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Chris Stump

Content Development Coordinator

As Content Development Coordinator, Chris Stump coordinates development of content such as curricula for schools and churches.

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Jim Stump

Content Manager

As Content Manager, Jim Stump develops a vision for all BioLogos content development, including choosing themes and recruiting authors for The BioLogos Forum.

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Lisa Tudor

Communications Specialist

As Communications Specialist, Lisa Tudor is responsible for communicating with the BioLogos community using written, visual, and multimedia formats.

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Edward B. Davis

Fellow for the History of Science

Ted Davis is Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College, where he teaches courses on historical and contemporary aspects of Christianity and science and directs the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science.

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Darrel Falk

Senior Advisor for Dialogue

Darrel Falk is Emeritus Professor of Biology at Point Loma Nazarene University, where he has taught since 1988.

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Dennis Venema

Fellow of Biology

Dennis Venema is an associate professor and department chair for the biology department of Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia and a BioLogos Senior Fellow.

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