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Table 1 Scientists that have spoken at Darwin Day since 2008 and titles of their lectures from 2009–2016

From: Darwin Day in deep time: promoting evolutionary science through paleontology

Year and theme Guest speakers Talk titles
2016: paleontology Neil Shubin, Ph.D. Your Inner Fish: a journey into the 3.5 billion year history of the human body
Andrew Kramer, Ph.D. Anti-evolutionism and human paleontology: a conversation
Blaine Schubert, Ph.D. From rhinos to mastodonts: the gray fossil site of Tennessee
Stephanie Drumheller, Ph.D. Not just living fossils: crocodylian evolution and diversity from the age of dinosaurs to the present
Sandy Kawano, Ph.D. Breathing life into fossils: living fishes and salamanders provide clues to the evolutionary invasion of land
2015: biogeography Alan de Queiroz, Ph.D. A world shaped by astonishing events: darwin, creationism, and the geography of life
Joseph Panzik, Ph.D. Earth: an evolving planet
A.C. Sandy Echternacht, Ph.D. Messing with mother nature: introduced species
Colin Sumrall, Ph.D. On the origin of birds: did the age of the dinosaurs ever end?
2014: Alfred Russell Wallace Andrew Berry, Ph.D. Darwin-Wallace Day?
Nicholas Matzke, Ph.D. The intelligent design debate
2013: communicating science Ezra Markowitz, Ph.D. Effective science communication
Camille Parmesan, Ph.D. Conservation in a time of rapid climate change
2012: no official theme Rosemary Gillespie, Ph.D. Inspiration from Islands for understanding evolution
Harry Greene, Ph.D. Natural history, aesthetics, and conservations
2010: history of evolutionary theory William E. Friedman, Ph.D. A Darwinian look at Darwin’s evolutionist ancestors
  1. See Goodman (2008) for previous years’ lecture information. In 2009 and 2011, Darwin Day UT events did not include speakers