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Dr. David I. Orenstein is a full professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. He is the co-author of two books, the 2015 Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer Richer and Kinder, and the 2019 publication of Darwin’s Apostles. A primatologist by early training he has written for numerous national and international freethinker and science publications.


Dr. Orenstein is also a noted civil and human rights activist, representing the American Humanist Association at the United Nations through the NGO/DPI program, and is a sought after speaker on human rights, science education and evolution acceptance.

Dr. Orenstein, is also an ordained humanist chaplain, who serves on the Board of several local and national organizations. Including, The Secular Humanist Society of New York; The Broader Social Impacts Committee of the Hall of Human Origins/Smithsonian Institution, and also the Center for Freethought Equality.

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