Award Name : Public Welfare Medal
Year of Award : 2010
Award for : Social Work
Location : Berkeley, California, United States
Eugenie Carol Scott (born October 24, 1945) is an American physical anthropologist, a former university professor and one of the strongest voices challenging the teaching of young earth creationism and intelligent design in schools. From 1987 to 2013, Scott served as the Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education, Inc., a pro-evolution nonprofit science education organization with members in every state. She holds a Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology from the University of Missouri. A human biologist, her research has been in medical anthropology and skeletal biology.She received Public Service Medal in 2011 for championing the teaching of evolution in the United States and for providing leadership to the National Center for Science Education.