Kolbe Center Advisors

WAdvisory Council – Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation
(Last Revision: February 24, 2020)

Bishop Roman Danylak (RIP)

Position/Title
Past Apostolic Administrator of Eparchy of Toronto

Graduate Degrees
Pontifical Urban University, S.T.L., Pont. Lateran Univ. J.U.D.

Expertise
Philosophy, Theology, Church History, Canon and Civil Law, Sacred Scripture

Rev. Victor P. Warkulwiz (RIP)

Position/Title
Former Theological Reviewer
Former National Director, Apostolate for Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Physics, Temple Univ.
M.Div., Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary
M.A. in Theology, Holy Apostles Seminary

Expertise
Physics, Mathematics, Theology, History, Natural Sciences, Philosophy

Rev. James Anderson

Position/Title
Philosopher/ Theologian

Graduate Degrees
JD, Law – Univ. of CA
STB, Theology – Angelicum, Rome
Ph.D., Phil. Georgetown U., Wash., D.C.

Expertise
Philosophy, Law, Naval Science, Theology, Medical Ethics

Comments
Former US Navy officer

Pamela Acker

Graduate Degrees
BS in Biology from Southeast Missouri State University; MS in Biology from The Catholic University of America.

Robert Auten

Position/Title
Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Graduate Degrees
BA in Biology from CSULB Cal St Univ. Long Beach 1974 Magna Cum Laude and 1 yr post grad work in Medical Microbiology at CSULB and 1 year of clinical internship at St. John’s Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

Expertise
Robert Auten has been a CA licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist since 1977. He has worked in all areas of the clinical lab including supervising Hematology for 1 year and 27 years as supervisor of the Transfusion Medicine / Blood Bank at CVHP Intercommunity Hospital in Covina CA.
He has an MA in Theology and Biblical Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena CA. 1987 where he was on the president’s honor role. In the 1980’s he founded and pastored a Calvary Chapel fellowship in Payson, AZ, and taught for a year in the Calvary Chapel Bible School in Twin Peaks CA.

Comments
He was received into the Catholic Church on the Easter Vigil in 1999. He completed the Marian Catechist consecration shortly before Fr. John Hardon S.J. passed away in the year 2000 and he has been continuously active, primarily at the parish level, in catechetics ever since. He is very involved in teaching at Catholic Men’s Fellowship; the Adult Bible Study and the Legion of Mary at St. Louise de Marillac Church in Covina, CA. and in prison ministry at Ca Institute for Men at Chino Prison. He has just completed a book titled Saint Joseph: The Forgotten Father of the Church.

Robert Bennett

Position/Title
Software Architect

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Physics, Stevens Tech

Expertise
Physics, Automata, AI

Comments
Thesis on General Relativity

Eric D. Bermingham

Position/Title
Senior Engineer

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Eng., Univ. of Illinois

Expertise
Aerodynamics, Aircraft and Turbine Engine Performance, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Noah’s Ark, The Flood, Ancient History, Computational Analysis of Dove Aerodynamics

Comments
Demonstrated evidence of Noah’s Flood will overturn Evolution and the attendant heretical, Modernist mindset currently infecting both the Church and the world.

Robin Bernhoft

Position/Title
Physician

Graduate Degrees
M.D., Washington University

Expertise
Biology, Creation/Evolution History

Comments
Creation/Evolution history discussed on radio show

Guy Berthault

Position/Title
Researcher

Graduate Degrees
Graduate Ecole Polytechnique, France

Lynne Bissonette-Pitre

Position/Title
Psychiatrist

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Neurophysiology, John Hopkins University

Dwite Brown

Position/Title
Retired Professor of Computer Science

Graduate Degrees
Master of Divinity, Systematic and Philosophical Theology, GTU Berkeley

Sal Ciresi

Position/Title
Director, St. Jerome Biblical Guild

Graduate Degrees
M.A., Theology

Gregory Clovis

Position/Title
Director, Family Life International, UK

Graduate Degrees
BSc, University of London, Software Engineering

Rev. Linus Clovis

Graduate Degrees
Ph. D, Mathematics; London University; licentiate in Canon Law (JCL) from Urbaniana University in Rome; STB from Angelicum in Rome.

Eugene Conti

Position/Title
Physician

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Marine Science, C.W. Post College of Long Island University
M.D., Autonomous University of Guadalajara

Markus Deju

Graduate Degrees
Doctor of Natural Science, Vienna University, Vienna (Austria)
Licenciatura in Biological Science, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, CHILE

Rachel Dilly

Position/Title
Project Manager

Graduate Degrees
B.S., Geological Engineering, University of Rolla

Expertise
Expert in Geological and Environmental Site Investigations

Comments
Co-Founder, Pregnancy Resource Center, Rolla, Missouri

Mark Eschmann

Graduate Degrees
B.S. Applied Mathematics, Univ of Tulsa
M.S. Applied Mathematics, Univ of Tulsa
Ph.D. Statistics, Baylor University

Timothy Fahrenholz

Position/Title
Chemist

Graduate Degrees
B.S., Hobart College

Expertise
M.S., Medicinal Chemistry

Comments
Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry

Major Fecteau

Position/Title
Major, U.S. Army

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Physics, University of Michigan

Expertise
Electro-optics and Radiation Measurement

Bradford Fellmeth

Graduate Degrees
AA in Music from Bucks County Community College, PA
BA in Theology summa cum laude and
MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH
Master’s Thesis THOU ART DUST: RECOVERING THE REVEALED DOCTRINE OF THE ORIGIN OF MAN’S BODY

Christopher Feigenbutz

Position/Title
Attorney

Graduate Degrees
J.D., Widener University School of Law, cum laude
Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD
B.S. in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Theology

Expertise
Licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and before the US Patent and Trademark Office

Comments
Out of college he taught high school biology, anatomy, and chemistry for 9 years at a private Catholic high school. He then worked at an intellectual property law firm for about 4 years, and for the last several years has worked as a patent/trademark attorney and as a government contractor examining international patent applications in the area of biotechnology.

Carol Fontana

Position/Title
Mechanical Engineer

Graduate Degrees
B.S., M.S., Mechanical Engineering

Expertise
Worked for thirteen years at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory

Comments
Home-school Mother; part-time Physics teacher

Maciej Giertych

Position/Title
Professor
Former Member of the European Parliament

Graduate Degrees
M.A., Oxford Univ., Forestry
Ph.D., Univ. of Toronto,Tree Physiology
Dr. habil(~DSc), Poznan Agricultural Acad, Tree genetics

Expertise
Tree physiology, Genetics – esp. of populations, Evolution, Political science, Civilizations, Pro-life topics

C. Brad Grinstead

Graduate Degrees
Georgia Southern University, Dept. of Biology
BS Biology
MS Biology (emphasis Parasitology)

Rev. Thomas Hickey (RIP)

Position/Title
Diocesan Priest

Graduate Degrees
M.A. Theology

Hannah Holden

Graduate Degrees
B.S., Zoo Science, Friends University, Wichita KS
Working towards: M.S. Biological Sciences, Wichita State University, Wichita KS

Expertise
Research into ardeids; raising egrets

Josef Holzschuh

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D. Geophysics

Terrence Hughes

Position/Title
M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science, Northwestern University

Graduate Degrees
Dr. Hughes has published scores of papers in major scientific journals and two books dealing with glaciation and climate change over a span of 40 years. Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Ohio State from 1968 to 1974. From 1974 to 2010: Associate Professor (6 years) and then Full Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences and Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine. Since 2010: Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences and Climate Change at the University of Maine.

Mary Dougherty Janetatos

Graduate Degrees
Master’s, Theology Notre Dame
Pontifical Catechetical Institute

Gerard Keane (RIP)

Position/Title
Creation author and researcher

Graduate Degrees
Amateur Catholic popularizer of Special Creation to Catholics, Carpenter

Expertise
Origins research

Dean Kenyon

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Biophysics

Rev. George Kosicki, C.S.B (RIP)

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Biochemistry

Gorret Kugonza

Position/Title
Educator

Graduate Degrees
B.A., Education, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
M.A., Human Rights, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Diploma in Counseling, Uganda Martyrs University

Comments
Gorret and some members of her family founded a community-based pro-life organization, Rwenzori Prolife and Childcare Foundation (PROCAF). Gorret commits a lot of time to doing pro-life work, establishing pro-life clubs in schools, universities, and colleges, visiting parishes to conduct conferences for couples and to train them in natural family planning. Additionally, she visits seminaries, nursing schools in the region, and radio stations to broadcast pro-life messages to young people. Gorret started an apprenticeship program to help girls who are pregnant outside of wedlock or who have dropped out of school after giving birth to their babies. The skills the girls acquire help them and their babies to begin a new life.

Joseph Magner

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D. Hydrology

Kevin Mark

Position/Title
Dentist
President, Southwest Manitoba Pro-life

Graduate Degrees
DMD, University of Manitoba

Expertise
Dentistry, Pro-Life Topics, Evolution/Creation

Joseph Mastropaolo

Position/Title
Prof. Emeritus, California State University
Adjunct Prof. of Physiology, Institute for Creation Research

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Kinesiology, Univ. of Illinois
Ph.D., Kinesiology, Univ.of Iowa
Post-Doc Research, Human Physiology, Univ. of Chicago Medical School

Expertise
Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Physiology, Epidemiology, Origin of the Biosphere, History and Biology of Evolution

Comments
Evolution Is Lethal Antiscience, Creation Research Society Quarterly 38: 151-158, 2001

Thomas McFadden

Position/Title
Procurement Analyst, National Institutes for Health

Graduate Degrees
Masters, Engineering Administration, George Washington University

Expertise
Catholic apologetics, Evolution-creation science conflicts, Evolution’s importance to the secular humanist social and political agenda

Martin McManus

Position/Title
Therapist and Counselor

Graduate Degrees
BA (Sociology & Ancient Classics), MSc (Psych), Adv. Dip (CBT)
Bachelor of Arts degree in Maynooth University, Ireland
Masters degree in Nottingham Trent University (UK)
University Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Skills & Studies at the University of Derby (UK).

Expertise
Founder of Truth and Freedom Therapy (TFT)
truthandfreedomtherapy.com

Hugh R. Miller

Position/Title
Retired Senior Research Chemist, Battelle Columbus (OH) Laboratories

Graduate Degrees
OSU Graduate Courses: Nuclear Physics, Radiochemistry, Spectroscopic analysis, Electrochemical/ Radioactivation Analysis Research

Expertise
Electrochemical and coatings, Technical writing, Radiometric dating – esp. C14, Geology, Sedimentology, Ichnology, Paleontology

Comments
Research for 18 years in Electrochem. Eng. Div.; 19 years as a Midwest dist. mgr. of CP Chem. and three years in C-14 lab sample pretreatment activities.

Rev. John H. Miller, C.S.C., S.T.D (RIP)

Position/Title
Editor of SOCIAL JUSTICE REVIEW

Graduate Degrees
Doctorate in Sacred Theology and Social Justice

Expertise
Theology

Anthony Nevard

Position/Title
Editor of Daylight Magazine and Secretary of Daylight Origins Society

Graduate Degrees
BSc. Chemistry and Zoology

Expertise
Science Education, author and public speaker on origins

Comments
Daylight has been published since 1991.

Richard J. Neves

Position/Title
Emeritus Professor of Fisheries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Graduate Degrees
B.S., Zoology University of Rhode Island
M.S., Zoology University of Maine
Ph.D., Fisheries University of Massachusetts

Expertise
Biology, Freshwater Malacology, Endangered Species Management

Florence Nyahwa

Position/Title
SM Nyahwa Foundation

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Plant Pathology/ Microbiology
Post Doctorate: Post graduate diploma in Seed Pathology from KLV University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rev. John Obasi

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Biomedical Ethics

Jean de Pontcharra

Position/Title
Research Group Head, CEA-LETI (Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Laboratoire d’Electronique et de Technologie de l’Informatique), Retired

Graduate Degrees
Microelectronics, CMOS technology, Radiometric Dating methods, Shroud of Turin

Ademar R. Rakowsky

Graduate Degrees
B.A. in Geology and Physics from La Salle University
M.Sc. in Meteorology from McGill University
S.T.B. from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L. from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception

Expertise
High School teacher by trade

Comments
“Mentoring and teaching teenage and young adult men is my specialty and deepest joy. Needless to say, I am a big fan of St. John Bosco!”

Michael Randolph

Graduate Degrees
M.S, Information Management Marymount University
B.S. Philosophy University of Idaho
A.A.S. Data Processing Northern Virginia Community College

Edward A. Razz

Position/Title
Principal Engineer, Naval Nuclear Laboratory

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Union College

Expertise
Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Two-Phase Flow Modeling, Catholic Apologetics

Patrick Redmond

Position/Title
Retired Professor of History and Archaeology; IBM, Data Analyst, Genographic Project

Graduate Degrees
PhD , History, School of Oriental and African Affairs, University of London, London, UK

Expertise
Genographic Project

Terrence J. Riesch, D.D.S.

Position/Title
Oral Surgeon

Graduate Degrees
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
D.D.S., Marquette University School of Dentistry
Completed a General Practice Residency at Meriter Hospital
Completed an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Comments
Catechist

Andrew Schmirmer

Position/Title
Prof. of Applied Mathematics, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Graduate Degrees
B.S., St. Norbert’s, Mathematics
M.A., Education, Marquette Univ.

Comments
Pro-life activist

Thomas P. Schuman

Position/Title
Assistant Prof, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Rolla

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Chemistry
Ph.D., Materials Science, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

Expertise
Original sin, Origin of man and agriculture, Chemistry and materials training

Josef Seifert

Position/Title
Professor and Rector, International Acad. of Philosophy, Liechtenstein-Chile

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Chemistry
Ph.D., Dr. phil., Univ. of Salzburg Habilitation
Dr. Phil. habil., Univ. of Munich

Expertise
Psychology, History of Art, Theology, Ethics, Philosophy of Man

Byron R. Sever

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Physics, U. of Illinois

Randy J. Sronce

Graduate Degrees
B.S. Chemistry, University of Texas at Tyler

Expertise
Studied for a summer at ETH Zürich; specialized in nanochemistry and organic mechanisms; pursuing a Doctorate at Texas A&M beginning in the fall of 2018.

Joseph Strada

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering

Robert A. Sungenis

Position/Title
President: Catholic Apologetics International

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Chemistry
M.A., Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary
Ph.D. cand., Maryvale, U.K.

Expertise
Theology, Biblical Exegesis, Biblical Chronology, Science, Evolution/Creation, Relativity, Cosmogony, Cosmology, Astronomy

Dominique Tassot

Position/Title
President of CEP, Centre d’études et de prospective sur la science

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D., Philosophy, Graduate Ecole des Mines de Paris

Expertise
Philosophy Russian and Chinese culture Exegesis

Mr. Wim Vanraes

Graduate Degrees
Masters in Archaeology at the State University of Ghent, Belgium
Final thesis: “Belgian Radiocarbon Dates: General Processing and Analysis of the Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Periods”
Undergrad in Archaeology, European and Middle Eastern History and Science of Arts at Ghent University.

Tom West, Jr

Position/Title
President, Applied Systems Research, Inc.

Graduate Degrees
M.A., Theology, Christendom College
M.S., Eng., George Wash. Univ.
M.S., Management, Wright State Univ

Expertise
Theology, Philosophy, Engineering

Michael Zaccaria

Graduate Degrees
M.S., Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Materials Engineering
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering
M.S., Computer Science
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