Dale McGowan holds degrees in music and evolutionary anthropology. His books include Sharing Reality (with Jeff Haley, 2017) Parenting Beyond Belief (2nd ed. 2016), Raising
Freethinkers (2009), Voices of Unbelief (2012), Atheism For Dummies (2013), and In Faith and in Doubt (2014).
In 2009, Dale founded Foundation Beyond Belief. Under his leadership, FBB became the world’s largest humanist charity, raising over $2 million for philanthropic projects worldwide, launching a network of more than 100 humanist volunteer teams in the U.S., and creating groundbreaking disaster recovery and international service programs for the nonreligious community.
Dale and his wife Becca live near Atlanta with their three children.