Charles Thaxton holds a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Iowa State University. He completed two post-doctoral programs, one in history of science at Harvard University and the second in the molecular biology laboratories of Brandeis University. He has specialized in the origin of life and in selected topics in the history of science, especially the origin of modern science. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and of the American Scientific Affiliation, and a member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, and the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life.

He is co-author of The Mystery of Lifeís Origin and also The Soul of Science. He is academic editor of the high school biology book Of Pandas and People. He has contributed significant chapters to the books God and Culture, The Creation Hypothesis, and Finding God at Harvard. He published numerous technical articles and has lectured widely in American universities, and at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science, the Russian Academy of Science, and in various universities in Romania, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia. He is president of Konos Connection, a non-profit educational organization. He and his wife Carole reside near Atlanta. They have two grown sons, now married.
1973 -76. Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, Post-doctoral, Molecular Biology 1970. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry (Math) 1964. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, M.S. Chemistry (Math) 1962. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. B.S. Chemistry (Math) 1959. University of Texas at Arlington (formerly Arlington State College), Arlington, Texas, Assoc. in Science
Professional Experience
Dr. Thaxton has served as Research Fellow with the Atomic Energy Commission and as Lecturer or Professor in the United States, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. He has presented papers at five international conferences.
Dr. Thaxtonís publications include some 26 articles.