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Deborah Haarsma

Deborah B. Haarsma (PhD, MIT) has served as the President of BioLogos since 2013. Previously, she served as professor and chair in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Haarsma is an experienced research scientist, with several publications in the Astrophysical Journal and the Astronomical Journal on extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. She is co-author (with her husband Loren Haarsma) of Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design and co-editor (with Rev. Scott Hoezee) of Delight in Creation: Scientists Share Their Work with the Church. Gifted in interpreting complex scientific topics for lay audiences, Haarsma often speaks to churches, colleges, and schools about the relationships between science and Christian faith.