Caroline Crocker

Teacher, Person or entity appearing in film

1958 –

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Who is Caroline Crocker?

Caroline Crocker is an American immunopharmacologist who taught a biology class at George Mason University in 2005, while employed in a non-tenure track contract position as "contingent faculty". She also held another teaching position at Northern Virginia Community College. After her contract at George Mason University was not renewed, as is common with such positions, she claimed that she lost her job there "for teaching the problems with evolution" in a lecture which she repeated in a class at Northern Virginia Community College in the presence of a Washington Post reporter on November 2, 2005.

A GMU spokesman told the reporter that the university let her go at the end of her contract period for reasons unrelated to her views on intelligent design. In January 2006 she began a postdoctorate year at the Uniformed Services University. Her case has been presented in a Discovery Institute intelligent design campaign. and features in the movie Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed.

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Born
1958
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Des Moines Area Community College
  • University of Southampton
  • Associate of Arts

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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