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John Wagner serves as the American Humanist Association’s representative to the United Nations through the DPI/NGO program.
Wagner, a long-term supporter of the American Humanist Association, also serves as the Vice President of the board of the Center for Freethought Equality. He serves on the board of the Secular Humanist Society of New York and also represents the International Humanist and Ethical Union at the United Nations. Dr. Wagner is also active in politics. He chairs the Secular Coalition for New York, which lobbies for citizens with a secular point of view on state and local issues.
He also is on the board of the Four Freedoms Democratic Club, which promotes progressive policies in New York. He is passionate about the importance of fighting for values that are developed on the basis of rational discourse, humanistic values, and scientific investigation. John is a Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Cell Biology & Genetics at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.