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Richard Dawkins

  • Evolutionist / Atheist
  • Graduated at Oxford University (1962)
  • D.Sc. at Oxford University / a protg of biologist/ethologist Niko Tinbergen
  • Honorary D.Litt. by the University of St Andrews (1995)
  • Assistant Professor of Zoology at the University of California at Berkeley (1967-1969)
  • Lecturer in Zoology at Oxford University and a Fellow of New College from 1970
  • Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
  • 1989 Silver Medal of the Zoological Society of London
  • 1990 Royal Society Michael Faraday Award
  • 1994 Nakayama Prize for Human Science
  • Vice President of the British Humanist Association (since 1996)
  • Humanist of the Year Award (1996)
  • Author: The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype, The Blind Watchmaker, River Out of Eden, Climbing Mount Improbable, and Unweaving the Rainbow
  • Wife: actress and artist Lalla Ward
  • Born: 1941 (Nairobi)