Dr. Warren Allmon, Hunter R. Rawlings III Professor of Paleontology and director of the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI), leads a panel discussion on the role of evolution on race.
The panel included:
- William B. Provine, the Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor and professor of history at Cornell
- S. James Gates, the John S. Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park and member of President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
- Kenneth Kennedy, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell
The panel was held on February 10, 2009 in Goldwin Smith Hall on the Cornell University campus.
Darwin Day is an annual, international commemoration of the birthday and ideas of Charles Darwin, a British naturalist born February 12, 1809, and author of the seminal book "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection."