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Kevin J. McCaffree, PhD

Dr. McCaffree earned a doctoral degree in sociology from the University of California, Riverside in 2014. Dr. McCaffree’s scholarship spans criminology, sociology of religion and secularism, sociological theory and cultural evolution.

Anondah R. Saide, PhD

Dr. Saide earned a doctoral degree in psychology from the University of California, Riverside in 2018. Dr. Saide’s scholarship generally concerns understanding the development and transmission of religious and scientific belief systems.

Dr. Kevin McCaffree and Dr. Anondah Saide are co-directors of the Worldview Foundations Research Team (WFRT), which investigates the foundations and components of non-supernatural belief systems and ideologies. The WFRT seeks to produce scholarship that promotes diverse viewpoints, is transparent, and engages the public in the scientific process.

Marshall McCready, M.A. (Social Media Coordinator)

Marshall is trained as a sociologist. He is currently working as a market researcher and applying to clinical psychology programs. His master’s thesis was a formalization of moral panic theory.

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