All Speakers

Ronnelle Adams

Author, Poet — Washington, DC

Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar

Global Secular Humanist Movement — Washington, DC

Don Ardell

Independent — St. Petersburg, FL

Ronald Aronson

Wayne State University — Detroit, MI

Julian Baggini

The Philosophers’ Magazine — Bristol, England

Jason Ball

Freethought University Alliance — Melbourne, VIC

Joe E. Barnhart

Independent — Knoxville, TN

Gary Bauslaugh

Independent — Duncan, BC

Jeremy Beahan

Reasonable Doubts — Grand Rapids, MI

Ophelia Benson

The Philosophers’ Magazine — Seattle, WA

August Berkshire

Minnesota Atheists — Minneapolis, MN

Marwa Berro

Between a Veil and a Dark Place — Bloomington, IN

Russell Blackford

University of Newcastle — Newcastle, NSW

Bob Blaskiewicz

Independent Investigations Group—Atlanta — Atlanta, GA

Mark Blumberg

University of Iowa — Iowa City, IA

Peter Boghossian

Portland State University — Portland, OR

Rob Boston

Americans United for Separation of Church and State — Washington, DC

Ed Brayton

Freethought Blogs — Grand Rapids, MI

Ed Buckner

American Atheists — Atlanta, GA

Mario Bunge

McGill University — West Montreal, QC

Christopher Cameron

University of North Carolina at Charlotte — Charlotte, NC

Richard Carrier

Author & Speaker — Richmond, CA

Greta Christina

Writer — San Francisco, CA

Tom Clark

Center for Naturalism — Cambridge, MA

Doug Cowan

Renison University College — Waterloo, Ontario

Ted Cox

Writer — Seattle, WA

Ryan Cragun

Author, The University of Tampa — Tampa, FL

James Croft

Temple of the Future — Boston, MA

Austin Dacey

Independent — New York, NY

Brian Keith Dalton

Mr. Deity — San Diego, CA

Kelly Damerow

Secular Coalition for America — Washington, DC

Michael De Dora

Center for Inquiry — Washington, DC

Christopher DiCarlo

Center for Inquiry — Toronto, ON

Margaret Downey

The Freethought Society — West Chester, PA

JT Eberhard

Independent — Columbus, OH

Taner Edis

Truman State University — Kirksville, MO

Dan Everett

Bentley University — Waltham, MA

Sean Faircloth

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science — Washington, DC

Tim Farley

What's the Harm? — Atlanta, GA

Phil Ferguson

Skeptic Money — Champaign, IL

Paul Fidalgo

Center for Inquiry — Portland, ME

David Fitzgerald

Writer, Public Speaker, Historical Researcher — San Francisco, CA

Owen Flanagan

Duke University — Durham, NC

Tom Flynn

Center for Inquiry — Amherst, NY

Barbara Forrest

Southeastern Louisiana University — Hammond, LA

Scott Forschler

Independent Scholar — St. Cloud, MN

Andrew Fraknoi

Foothill College — San Francisco, CA

Luke Galen

Reasonable Doubts Podcast — Grand Rapids, MI

Vyckie Garrison

No Longer Quivering — Norfolk, NE

Bridget Gaudette

Foundation Beyond Belief — Orlando, FL

Thomas Gilovich

Cornell University — Ithaca, NY

Debbie Goddard

Center for Inquiry — Buffalo, NY

Michelle Goldberg

The American Prospect — New York, NY

Candace Gorham

Author, Therapist — Durham, NC

D.J. Grothe

JREF — Los Angeles, CA

Susan Haack

University of Miami — Miami, FL

Chris Hallquist

Machine Intelligence Research Institute — Portland, OR

Harriet Hall

The SkepDoc — Puyallup, WA

Tawfik Hamid

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies — Arlington, VA

Marci A. Hamilton

Yeshiva University — New York, NY

Jen Hancock

Writer, Speaker, Humanist — Tampa Bay, FL

Victor Harris

Poet — Bay Area, CA

Mark D. Hatcher

Black Atheists of America — Washington, DC

Jennifer Michael Hecht

Philosopher, Historian, Poet — New York, NY

Heina Dadabhoy

Skepchick — Orange County, CA

Penny Higgins

University of Rochester — Rochester, NY

Bruce Hood

University of Bristol — Bristol, England

George Hrab

The Geologic Podcast — Bethlehem, PA

Richard Hull

Independent — Tallahassee, FL

Paul W. Humphreys

University of Virginia — Charlottesville, VA

Gary Hurd

Independent — Dana Point, CA

Maggie Jackson

Independent — New York, NY

Susan Jacoby

Author — New York, NY

Douglas Jesseph

University of South Florida — Tampa, FL

Judy Johnson

Mount Royal University — Calgary, AB

Alix Jules

Activist — Dallas–Forth Worth, TX

Sarah Kaiser

Center for Inquiry — Buffalo, NY

Dacher Keltner

University of California – Berkeley — San Francisco, CA

Marty Klein

Therapist/educator — Palo Alto, CA

Amanda Knief

American Atheists — Washington, DC

David Koepsell

Technology University of Delft — Delft, The Netherlands

Marvin Kohl

SUNY Fredonia — Fredonia, NY

Barry Kosmin

Center for Inquiry — Hartford, CT

Kylie Sturgess

JREF — Perth, Western Australia

Michael Lackey

University of Minnesota – Morris — Morris, MN

Caleb Lack

Oklahoma City, OK

Seth Lepore

Writer/Performer — Westhampton, MA

Scott Lilienfeld

Emory University — Atlanta, GA

Ronald A. Lindsay

Center for Inquiry — Amherst, NY

Dan Linford

Blacksburg, VA

William Lobdell

Independent — Orange County, CA

John W. Loftus

Debunking Christianity — Angola, IN

Chris Lombardi

Secular Coalition for America — Washington, DC

William London

California State University – Los Angeles — Los Angeles, CA

Leighann Lord

Comedian — New York, NY

Eric Maisel

Personal Life Media Network — San Francisco, CA

Amanda Marcotte

Writer — New York, NY

Sara Mayhew

Kirkland Lake, ON

Allan Mazur

Syracuse University — Syracuse, NY

James McGaha

Grasslands Observatory — Tucson, AZ

Colin McGinn

University of Miami — Miami, FL

Dale McGowan

Parenting Beyond Belief — Atlanta, GA

Monica Miller

Lehigh University — NY Metro Area

Seth Mnookin

Co-Director of MIT's Graduate Program in Science Writing — Brooklyn, NY

Chris Mooney

Writer — Washington, DC

Joe Nickell

Center for Inquiry — Amherst, NY

Andy Norman

Carnegie Mellon University — Pittsburgh, PA

Barbara Oakley

Oakland University — Rochester, MI

Shawn Otto

Author, Filmmaker — Marine on St Croix, MN

Keith Parsons

University of Houston – Clear Lake — Houston, TX

Tamas Pataki

University of Melbourne — Melbourne, VIC

John A. Paulos

Temple University — Philadelphia, PA

John Perkins

National Institute of Economic and Industry Research — Melbourne, VIC

Jeffrey B. Perry

Independent Working-Class Scholar — North NJ

Andrew Petto

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee — Milwaukee, WI

Nate Phelps

Centre for Inquiry Calgary — Calgary, AB

Massimo Pigliucci

City University of New York — New York, NY

Anthony Pinn

Rice University — Houston, TX

Robert Price

Johnnie Colemon Theological Seminary — Selma, NC

Benjamin Radford

Center for Inquiry — Albuquerque, NM

Darrel Ray

Recovering from Religion — Kansas City, MO

Ian Robinson

Rationalist Society of Australia — Melbourne, VIC

Edwina Rogers

Secular Coalition for America — Washington, DC

Amy Davis Roth

Skepchick — Los Angeles, CA

Susan Sackett

American Humanist Association — Phoenix, AZ

Brahm Segal

University at Buffalo — Buffalo, NY

Azim Shariff

University of Oregon — Eugene, OR

Christine M. Shellska

University of Calgary — Calgary, Alberta

Michael Shermer

Skeptic Magazine — Los Angeles, CA

Simon Singh

Independent — London, England

Sam Singleton

Independent — New York, NY

Keith E. Stanovich

University of Toronto — Toronto, ON & Portland, OR

Chris Stedman

Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University — Boston, MA

Victor Stenger

University of Colorado — Lafayette, CO

Nikki Stern

Writer — Princeton, NJ

Karen Stollznow

University of California – Berkeley — Berkeley, CA

Troy Stoops

Independent — Orlando, FL

John Suarez

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State — Los Angeles, CA

Edward Tabash

Center for Inquiry — Los Angeles, CA

Robert Talisse

Vanderbilt University — Nashville, TN

Valerie Tarico

Author — Seattle, WA

Jill Tarter

SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) — Mountain View, CA

Mandisa Thomas

President, Black Nonbelievers, Inc. — Atlanta, GA

J. Anderson Thomson

Psychiatrist, Speaker — Charlottesville, VA

Lionel Tiger

Rutgers University — New Brunswick, NJ

Lawrence Torcello

Rochester Institute of Technology — Rochester, NY

J.D. Trout

Loyola University — Chicago, IL

James Underdown

Center for Inquiry — Los Angeles, CA

Kimberly Veal

Executive Director, Black Nonbelievers of Chicago, Inc. — Chicago, IL

Indre Viskontas

Scientist — San Francisco, CA

Gretta Vosper

Canadian Centre for Progressive Christianity — Toronto, ON

Judith B. Walker

Center for Inquiry — Denver, CO

Ayanna Watson

Founder, Black Atheists of America, Inc. — Garden City, NY

Benjamin Wolozin

Boston University — Boston, MA

Reba Boyd Wooden

Center for Inquiry — Indianapolis, IN

Charles Wynn

Willimantic, CT

Lauren Anderson Youngblood

Secular Coalition for America — Washington, DC

Phil Zuckerman

Author, Pitzer College — Claremont, CA