Austin Cline

Atheism Expert


M.A., Princeton University

B.A., University of Pennsylvania


  • Former regional director for the Council for Secular Humanism and a publicity coordinator for the  Center for Inquiry on Campus 
  • He lectures extensively on religion, religious violence, science, and skepticism
  • Master of Arts from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania


Austin Cline is a former writer for ThoughtCo, contributing articles about atheism, agnosticism, and secular humanism for 18 years. Cline was a regional director for the Council for Secular Humanism. He also acted as a publicity coordinator for the Center for Inquiry On Campus, formerly the Campus Freethought Alliance. Cline lectures on religion, religious violence, science, and skepticism. Cline studied theology and philosophy in America, Germany, and in  Switzerland.


Austin Cline holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts from Princeton University. He also studied for one year each at the University of Zurich and the Ludwig-Maximillian University in Munich, Germany.

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