Behe graduated from Drexel University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science
degree in Chemistry. He did his graduate studies in biochemistry at
the University of Pennsylvania and was awarded the Ph.D. in 1978 for
his dissertation research on sickle-cell disease. From 1978-1982 he
did postdoctoral work on DNA structure at the National Institutes of
Health. From 1982-85 he was Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Queens
College in New York City, where he met his wife. In 1985 he moved to
In addition to publishing over 35 articles in refereed biochemical journals, Michael Behe has also written editorial features in Boston Review, American Spectator, and The New York Times. His book, Darwin's Black Box discusses the implications for neo-Darwinism of what he calls "irreducibly complex" biochemical systems. The book was internationally reviewed in over one hundred publications and recently named by National Review and World magazine as one of the 100 most important books of the 20th century.
Dr. Michael Behe has presented and debated his work at major universities throughout North America and England.
Darwin's Black Box by Michael Behe