Hinman Named Director of AAAS DoSER Program
Katharine “Katy” Hinman succeeds Jennifer Wiseman, who is stepping down as Director of Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion (DoSER) at AAAS.
Weisman is now an Honorary Director after serving the DoSER community for over 12 years. Hinman said he has been the program’s Associate Director since 2019. Her focus was on DoSER’s strategic planning, co-creating resources for a broad audience, and expanding engagement with diverse faith communities.
Previously, he was pastor of College Park First United Methodist Church in College Park, Georgia. Carlton, who has a BA in biology from college, and a PhD in ecology and evolution from the State University of New York, Stony, Brook. Hinman also has his MDiv from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. increase.
Hinman’s also served as Executive Director of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light, a non-profit organization that works with religious groups on environmental issues.
“Voices from religious groups can be very important in how we use and apply science, how we do it ethically, and how we formulate policies around these issues. “We take these issues seriously, play an active role in creating a forum for dialogue, and recognize the value of engaging people of faith in science.” I am excited to continue to be part of a science organization that understands.”
Weisman highlighted the 25-year history of the DoSER program and the success of many programs, including science grants for popular seminaries.
“The COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, has revealed that religious leaders also serve as ‘influencers of science’.