Michael De Dora

Center for Inquiry — Washington, DC

Michael De Dora is director of the Center for Inquiry's Office of Public Policy and the organization's main representative to the United Nations. In addition, he serves as president of the United Nations NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief in New York.

Michael received a master’s degree in political theory from Brooklyn College, and a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communication from the University at Albany. Before joining CFI, Michael was a news writer and editor at FOXNews.com and the City University of New York. He previously spent three years as executive director of CFI's office in New York City.

As a result of his advocacy, Michael's work has appeared on numerous media outlets, including CNN, MSNBC, BBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Guardian, Religion Dispatches, ThinkProgress, Al Jazeera, Hannity, NBC New York, ABC New York, and Village Voice.

Michael has also served as a contributor to Massimo Pigliucci's blog, Rationally Speaking, and maintained his own blog, The Moral Perspective.

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