Paul Allen is Assistant Professor in Theology at Concordia University, a public university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He received his Ph.D. from L’Universite Saint-Paul in the University of Ottawa. Allen has two books in progress, including Via Media: Ernan McMullin and Critical Realism in the Science-Theology Dialogue (forthcoming); and he is co-author, with Peter M.J. Hess, of the forthcoming volume Catholicism and the Sciences, in the Greenwood Religion and Science series. He has chapters / articles in a number of collected works and journals such as Theologiques and the Encyclopedia of Science and Religion. He teaches in the area of systematic theology, inter-religious dialogue, science and religion, and faith and culture. He lives in Montreal with his spouse and two children.