Stephen M. Barr

Stephen Barr












Stephen M. Barr is a professor of physics at the University of Delaware.
He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1978. He does research in theoretical particle physics, with emphasis primarily on “grand unified theories” and the cosmology of the early universe. He also writes and lectures extensively on the relation of science and religion. Many of his articles and reviews have appeared in First Things, on whose Advisory Council he serves. He is the author of the book Modern Physics and Ancient Faith (Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 2003) , A Student’s Guide to Natural Science (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2006), and Science and Religion: The myth of conflict (Catholic Truth Society, 2011). He was elected to the Academy of Catholic Theology in 2010, and a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2011.