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Settler Similarity and the Science of Difference

What can DNA tell us about our “identity,” and – more significantly – what can’t it? This post reflects on the relationship between DNA testing, settler-colonial norms, and racial apartheid in the United States and beyond…

Tyler M. Tully

Tyler M. Tully

Tyler M. Tully is the director of the Resilience in Leadership Initiative at CTS. A native of Oklahoma with roots there extending before statehood, Tully earned a BA in Religious Studies and Theology from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas before graduating with an M.Div. from CTS in 2016. Tyler is also the Arthur Peacocke Scholar in Theology and Science at Exeter College, Oxford, completing his doctoral research under the supervision of Donovan O. Schaefer (U. Penn.) and Prof. Graham Ward (Oxon).

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