Integrating Faith and Science in South African Education
In May 2011 undergraduate student Conor Finnegan conducted interviews in Johannesburg, South Africa as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service at Georgetown University. Finnegan...
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Education and Social Justice Project
In early 2010 two Georgetown University Centers – the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service – created the Education and Social Justice Project to engage students and build knowledge about the deep connections between...
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> Raymond Perrier
> Leanne te Brake
> Merrill van der Walt
Alex Parkinson is a graduate student at the University of the Witwatersrand, studying for his Master's degree and 12-18 months away from beginning his PhD program. Part of that study has involved the university’s world-renowned Origins Centre, where he lectures as part of the “Believing in Creation and Evolution" program co-sponsored with the Jesuit Institute of South Africa. Parkinson previously spent seven years working in the corporate world as a financial auditor before following his dream, going back to school, and earning his honors degree in paleontology.
A Discussion with Alex Parkinson, Masters Candidate, Berhard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, University of the Witwatersrand
May 26, 2011
Background: As part of the Education and Social Justice Project Project, in May 2011, undergraduate student Conor Finnegan interviewed Alex Parkinson, Master Candidate at University of Witswatersrand’s Berhard Institute for Palaeontolocigal Research, and lecturer at the University’s Origins...