Scott, Eugenie

Born: Oct 24, 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Anthropologist

1945 – She was born on the 24th day of October this year.


1974 - She joined the University of Kentucky as a physical anthropologist.


1980 - She was at the forefront of a successful attempt to prevent creationism from being taught in the public schools of Lexington, Kentucky.


1987 – She has been the executive director of the National Center for Science Education since this year.


1994 - She was elected to the California Academy of Sciences.


1998 - She received the American Humanist Association's Isaac Asimov Award in Science.


1999 - She was awarded the Bruce Albert Award by the American Society for Cell Biology.


2000 - She served as president of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists from this year up to 2002.


2001 - She received the Geological Society of America's Public Service Award.


2002 - She was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was its chair. She is also a member of Sigma Xi.


2004 - She debated astrophysicist Jason Lisle of Answers in Genesis on CNN.


2005 - She has been awarded honorary degrees by McGill University in 2003, by Ohio State University.


2007 - She will be awarded an honorary degree by Rutgers University.

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