About the Author
David Deming (b. 1954) is associate professor of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He graduated from Indiana University in 1983 with a BS degree in geology, and received a Ph.D in geophysics from the University of Utah in 1988. Prior to his arrival at the University of Oklahoma in 1992, Deming held a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship at the US Geological Survey in California. From 1992 through 2005, Dr. Deming was an assistant and associate professor in the School of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Oklahoma. Deming is an adjunct faculty member at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and the National Center for Policy Analysis. Dr. Deming has contributed more than forty peer-reviewed research papers to the scientific literature. He is the author of a textbook on hydrogeology, Introduction to Hydrogeology (2002), and a trilogy on the history of science, Science and Technology in World History, Volumes 1, 2, and 3.