CASIRAS

Founded by Ralph Wendell Burhoe, winner of the 1980 Templeton Prize, CASIRAS is an independent organization of scientists and theologians incorporated under IRS section 501 (c) (3), section 509 (a) (3). CASIRAS supports the Zygon Center for Religion and Science (in partnership with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago) and co-publishes Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science (in partnership with the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science).

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Center for Advanced Study in Religion and Science (CASIRAS)
Board of Directors

Dr. Karl E. Peters, President
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion
Rollins College

Rev. Dr. Philip Hefner, Vice President
Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Ms. Carol Rausch Albright, Treasurer
Visiting Professor of Religion and Science
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Rev. Dr. Terry Baeder
Dean of Students and Director for MDiv and MA Programs
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Members

Rev. Dr. Gregory Nelson Davis
Pastor of St. James Lutheran Church
Johnston, Iowa

Ms. Kimberlee Eighmy
Chaplain and Associate in Ministry
Lutheran Association of Christian Educators

Dr. Paul Heltne
President Emeritus
Chicago Academy of Sciences

Dr. William Irons
Professor of Anthropology
Northwestern University

Dr. Solomon H. Katz
Director of Krogman Center for Childhood Growth and Development
University of Pennsylvania

Rev. William Lesher
Past Chair of the Board of Directors
Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions

Dr. James F. Moore
Professor of Theology
Valparaiso University

Dr. Gregory R. Peterson
Professor of Philosophy and Religion
South Dakota State University

Dr. Lea F. Schweitz
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology / Religion and Science
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Dr. Mladen Turk
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Elmhurst College

Dr. Gayle E. Woloschak
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Cell and Molecular Biology
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University