Op-Ed The Emptiness of Theology Richard Dawkins From: Volume 18, No. 2 Spring 1998 ShareTweet Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.