Dale McGowan

Parenting Beyond Belief — Atlanta, GA

Dale McGowan edited and coauthored Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers, the first comprehensive resources for nonreligious parents. He is also the author of Voices of Unbelief (2012) and Atheism for Dummies (2013). He writes the secular parenting blog The Meming of Life, teaches nonreligious parenting seminars across the United States, and serves as executive director of Foundation Beyond Belief, a humanist charitable and educational foundation based in Atlanta.

In September 2008, Dale was named Harvard Humanist of the Year by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University.

Dale holds degrees in physical anthropology and music theory from UC Berkeley as well as a Ph.D. in composition from the University of Minnesota. He lives with his wife and kids near Atlanta.

Dale can be reached via e-mail at dale [at] parentingbeyondbelief [dot] com

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