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Contributors Michael Bernas received his M.S. in genetics from the University of Arizona . After working in pathology, he moved to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle and later rejoined the faculty at the University of Arizona in the Department of Surgery. He has numerous publications in both basic and clinical lymphology and has received national and international awards for his work. Mike is the executive editor of the journal Lymphology and serves on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Lymphology . In parallel with his funded research, he focuses on science education with special emphasis on kindergarten through graduate questioning and authentic student-based inquiry. Wendell Berry is the author of thirty-two books of essays, poetry, and novels . He has worked a farm in Henry County, Kentucky, since 1965. He is a former professor of English at the University of Kentucky and a past fellow of both the Guggenheim Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. He has received numerous awards for his work, including an award from the National Institute and Academy of Arts and Letters in 1971, and the T. S. Eliot Award. Peter G. Brown holds concurrent appointments at McGill University in the School of Environment, the Department of Geography, and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences. Before coming to McGill, he was professor of public policy at the University of Maryland’s Graduate School of Public Affairs , where he founded the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy as well as the School of Public Affairs. His teaching, research, and service are concerned with ethics, governance, and the protection of the environment. He is the author of two books: Restoring the Public Trust and The Commonwealth of Life. He is also involved in tree farming and conservation efforts in Maryland, Maine, and Quebec. He is a certified forest producer in Quebec. Peter Crown is multimedia collaboratory producer for the Q3 program “On Medical Ignorance” at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He specializes in the development and application of interactive media and uses of the Internet for the Curriculum on Medical (and Other) Ignorance. He received his 336 Contributors undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College and his doctoral degree from the University of Arizona. He has worked in academe, business, and public broadcasting, including National Institute of Mental Health research in psychopharmacology and viewer research for Sesame Street, was research director for the TV Lab at WNET (PBS), and served as president of two video and multimedia production companies in New York City and Tucson. Raymond H. Dean is professor emeritus, electrical engineering and computer science, University of Kansas. In retirement, he is promoting energy conservation and the use of renewable energy sources. Before teaching at the University of Kansas, he was the CEO of a heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning and energy-management business. Before that, he did solid-state electronics research at RCA Laboratories. He has a Ph.D. from Princeton University and an M.S. from MIT, both in electrical engineering. He has published seventeen refereed papers in scientific journals and has twenty-one U.S. patents in semiconductor devices and HVAC systems and controls. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Strachan Donnelley is founder (in 2003) and president of the Center for Humans and Nature. Prior to founding the center, he was a past president of the Hastings Center (a bioethics institute) and the director of its former Humans and Nature program. Besides numerous published articles in philosophy and applied ethics, Donnelley has coedited and written for three special supplements to the Hastings Center Report: “Animals, Science, and Ethics” (1990), “The Brave New World of Animal Biotechnology” (1994), and “Nature, Polis, Ethics: Chicago Regional Planning” (1999). He also edited a special edition on the philosopher and ethicist Hans Jonas, also in the Hastings Center Report (1995). Recently, he has written several articles on philosophy, evolutionary biology, and ethical responsibility. Paul G. Heltne began his career in primate biology and conservation. He accepted in 1982 the position of director, and later president, of the Chicago Academy of Sciences. Becoming president emeritus of the academy in 1999, he has continued to work on civic and scientific projects in the Chicago region and elsewhere in the United States as a director of the Center for Humans and Nature. Craig Holdrege, a biologist and educator, is director of the Nature Institute in rural upstate New York. The Nature Institute is dedicated to research and educational...


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