Robert Kuhn

Host of Closer to Truth, PBS

Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer, host and executive producer of Closer To Truth, the PBS/public television series on cosmos, consciousness and meaning that presents leading scientists, philosophers and creative thinkers discussing fundamental questions.

Dr. Kuhn has published over 30 books, including The Mystery of Existence: Why is there Anything At All? (with John Leslie); Closer To Truth: Challenging Current Belief; Closer To Truth: Science, Meaning and the Future; How China’s Leaders Think ; and The Man Who Changed China: The Life and Legacy of Jiang Zemin (the first biography of a living Chinese leader published in China and China’s best-selling book in 2005). His articles include “Why This Universe” and “Levels of Nothing” ( Skeptic magazine).

He is a commentator for the BBC, CCTV, CNN, Bloomberg, etc., and a featured columnist in China Daily and the South China Morning Post . He is an international corporate strategist and investment banker.

He has a BA in Human Biology (Johns Hopkins), SM in Management (MIT), and PhD in Anatomy/Brain Research (UCLA).