Edward John Larson
Edward John Larson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning professor of History and Law at Pepperdine University. He holds a B.A. from Williams College, a J.D. from Harvard University (1979), and an M.A. and Ph.D. (1984) in the History of Science from the University of Wisconsin, one of the most liberal schools in America.
Edward Larson is the author of several books on history, science, and the law, including:
- 1985: Trial and Error: The American Controversy Over Creation and Evolution
- 1995: Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South
- 1997: Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial And America's Continuing Debate over Science And Religion (The 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner in History)
- 2001: Evolution's Workshop: God and Science on the Galápagos Islands
- 2002: Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory
- 2005: The Constitutional Convention: A Narrative History from the Notes of James Madison by James Madison, with Edward J. Larson and Michael P. Winship
- 2007: The Creation-Evolution Debate: Historical Perspectives Co-authored with Mitchell Reddish
- 2007: A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America's First Presidential Campaign
Larson was appointed to a panel overseeing the history of research of the human genome by the National Institute of Health.
Dr. Larson has a wife, Lucy, and two children, Sarah and Luke.
- Chandler, Curry (2006-08-28), Ed Larson Brings Expertise, Pulitzer, The Graphic Reprint available from Pepperdine.edu, Retreived on 05-13-2007
- Georgia, Law (2007-04-03), Edward J. Larson: Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law & Richard B. Russell Professor of American History, University of Georgia Law Retreived on 05-13-2007
- TPP, The Pulitzer Prizes (1998), The Pulizer Prize winners 1998 -- History, The Pulitzer Prizes Retreived on 05-13-2007