Lee McIntyre, PhD

Research Fellow, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University
Lee McIntyre is a research fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University. He has previously taught at Colgate University, Boston University, Simmons College, Tufts Experimental College, and the Harvard Extension School. Formerly executive director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, he has also served as policy advisor to the executive dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard and as associate editor in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He is the author of Respecting Truth: Willful Ignorance in the Internet Age (Routledge, 2015), Dark Ages: The Case for a Science of Human Behavior (MIT Press, 2006), and numerous other books, scholarly articles, and edited volumes. He has just finished writing his first novel, The Art of Good and Evil, which is a suspense thriller that draws on ideas from moral philosophy. A black belt martial artist, he lives outside Boston with his family and two energetic German Shepherds.


  • PhD University of Michigan