CHRISTIAN C. YOUNG teaches introductory biology, evolution, environmental studies, and the relationship between science and society at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is assistant professor of biology and a member of the department for Developing a Global Perspective. His research focuses on social controversies about and within science, particularly over environmental topics.
MARK A. LARGENT is assistant professor of science policy in James Madison College at Michigan State University, where he teaches courses on the history of science and U.S. science policy. His research and writing focuses on the history of biology, in particular the evolution/creation debates and the history of the American eugenics movement. Trained as a historian of science and technology, his work explores the role of American biologists in various political and social movements as well as the impact of science on policy debates in the early twentieth century.