I can answer questions about evolutionary mechanisms and theory, including genetic drift, mutation, natural selection, etc. I also can clear up misconceptions about evolution as it's sometimes talked about by those not well-versed in the subject (e.g., some politicians and many religious fundamentalists).
I have a Ph.D. in Biology, and presently teach Evolution and Biodiversity, Genetics, Botany, and Zoology at the University of Miami.
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It has everything to do with who we are and where we are going as a species!
Since so many people have misconceptions about how evolution works, I'd like to help make the subject more clear and easier to understand for everyone, including non-scientists.
Humans did not "evolve from" apes or monkeys. The fossil record is not the best tool for studying evolutionary relationships.
When someone asks me "Do you believe in evolution?" my answer is "No." Evolution is not a matter of belief or disbelief. It is an observable phenomenon that can be seen occurring all around us every day. So I don't believe in it: I see it and accept it as a fact. The only thing "theoretical" about evolution is the mechanisms by which it occurs.
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