Tom Beasley holds a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a B.A. from the University of California, Davis, with a double major in English and Classical Languages (Ancient Greek and Latin). His interests include politics, technology, religion, literature, language and video games.
Colin Wright is a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh studying behavioral ecology and syndromes in social spiders. He obtained his B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of California, Davis. After graduate school, Colin plans on continuing behavioral research as a Postdoctoral Fellow, and ultimately become a college professor. Colin has been active in the atheist movement for nearly seven years by starting clubs, booking speakers, attending conventions, and maintaining an active blog Warm Little Pond. Colin is fascinated by the natural world, and has deep interests in evolutionary biology, and especially how it can be used to illuminate the mechanisms governing the behavior of animals.
Apart from academic interests, Colin enjoys reading, writing, and watching movies that are so bad they’re good.
Robin Marie Averbeck is a graduate student in American history at the University of California, Davis. She received a BA in History and Political Science in 2006 from the University of California, San Diego. While in San Diego she wrote for both The Guardian and The MQ,and has recently written for HealtyCal.org, an online news source about California. She also blogs about politics and culture at The Ministry of Silly Thoughts.
Robin’s favorite intellectual interests are revolutions, particularly the American, French and Russian Revolutions, the Enlightenment, and progressive politics. Her hobbies are reading and writings things not required for her dissertation; apart from reading and writing, taking care of her beloved Miniature Schnauzer Maverick takes up most of her spare time. Her favorite TV shows are The Wire and Six Feet Under, which she believes collectively trump almost any movie ever made. Her favorite people include Jon Stewart and Tim Lincecum. She finds it odd to write about herself in third person.
Christopher Thielen is the creator of An American Atheist and a graduate of the University of California, Davis. Alongside podcasting, he is a computer programmer, photographer, and avid music consumer.
His personal atheism is best characterized by a heavy interest in science and culture.
You can find out more at christopherthielen.com.
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