Taner Edis is an Associate professor of physics at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. Edis received his Ph.D. in Physics from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (1994). He is the Associate Editor for Reports of the National Center for Science Education. Edis is also an accomplished author. His most recent book is An Illusion of Harmony: Science and Religion in Islam (Prometheus Books, 2007). He has also written numerous articles and reports for various scientific and skeptical journals including Free Inquiry, Skeptical Inquirer, The Skeptic Magazine, and The Humanist. Edis has also authored two other books: Science and Nonbelief (2006) and The Ghost in the Universe: God in Light of Modern Science (2002) and is the co-editor of Why Intelligent Design Fails: A Scientific Critique of the New Creationism (2004).