Michael Ruse is the Lucyle T. Wekmeister Professor and Director of the History and Philosophy of Science Program at Florida State University. Before coming to Florida State, Michael taught at the University of Guelph for 35 years. He received his B.A. from the University of Bristol, his M.A. from McMaster University, and his PhD from the University of Bristol. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Canada and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.