Charles Pence

Associate Investigator

Assistant Professor Charles Pence is an expert in the history and philosophy of biology and Director of the Centre de philosophie des sciences et sociétés at Université catholique de Louvain. He has expertise in problems related to chance and stochastic processes in evolution.

He has produced highly acclaimed books on the rise of quantitative methods in evolutionary theory. As Director of the Ethics Institute at Louisiana State University, he gained experience in exploring the wider social, societal and political relevance of teaching and researching evolutionary topics. He is a co-editor of the journal Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology. He has an interest in computing and computer models, and the digital humanities.