Dr. David Orenstein

 
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Dr. David Orenstein is a full professor of anthropology within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Medgar Evers College/CUNY. He is a national and international speaker on issues related to human evolution, the freethought movement, science and science education.

A primatologist by early training, his current writings can be found in American and Humanist Magazines in the U.S. and Canada, and other freethought activist and science publications. Dr. Orenstein’s book, Godless Grace: How Nonbelievers are Making the World Safer, Richer and Kinder, was published by the Humanist Press in 2015. His next book on the life and times of Charles Darwin will be available in May of 2019. Dr. Orenstein also serves as the American Humanist Association’s representative to the United Nations.

An activist in several organizations, he is an optimistic freethinker who concludes that life is best lived viewing the world rationally and works toward a collective future where all people are united in reason, justice and human secular freedom.