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Atheist Activist and Educator:Richard Dawkins

02-JAN-2013 15:24

    Name: Richard Dawkins
    Born: Clinton Richard Dawkins 26 March 1941 (age 71)Nairobi, Kenya Colony
    Nationality: British
    Alma mater: Balliol College, Oxford
    Thesis: Selective pecking in the domestic chick (1967)
    Doctoral advisor: Nikolaas Tinbergen
    Doctoral students: Alan Grafen, Mark Ridley
    Known for: Gene-centred view of evolution, concept of the meme, advocacy of atheism and science
    Influences: Charles Darwin, Ronald Fisher, George C. Williams, W. D. Hamilton, Daniel Dennett, Bertrand Russell, Nikolaas Tinbergen, John Maynard Smith, Robert Trivers
    Notable awards: ZSL Silver Medal (1989)Faraday Award (1990)Kistler Prize (2001)
    Spouse: Marian Stamp Dawkins(m. 1967–1984)Eve Barham (m. 1984–?)Lalla Ward (m. 1992–present)
    Children: Juliet Emma Dawkins (born 1984)

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