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Ring T. Carde is Distinguished Professor and A. M. Boyce Chair in the Department of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside. Vincent H. Resh is Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley. Bert Hoelldobler is now Foundation Professor of Biology at Arizona State University; formerly Chair of Behavioral Physiology and Sociology at the Theodor Boveri Institute, University of Wurzburg. He is also the recipient of the U.S. Senior Scientist Prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German government. Until 1990, he was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University. Edward O. Wilson is Pellegrino University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. In addition to two Pulitzer Prizes (one of which he shares with Bert Hoelldobler), Wilson has won many scientific awards, including the National Medal of Science and the Crafoord Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Mark L. Winston is Professor and Senior Fellow at Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue and Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. Thomas D. Seeley is Professor of Biology, Cornell University. Gilbert Waldbauer is Professor Emeritus of Entomology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Bernd Heinrich is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Vermont. He has written several memoirs of his life in science and nature, including One Man's Owl, Ravens in Winter, and A Year in the Maine Woods, which won the 1995 Rutstrum Authors' Award for Literary Excellence. Thomas Eisner was J.G. Schurman Professor of Chemical Ecology at Cornell University. In 1994 he was awarded the National Medal of Science. His film Secret Weapons won the Grand Award at the New York Film Festival and was named Best Science Film by the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Kenneth D. Roeder was a Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department of Biology, Tufts University. Andrew Ross is Principal Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeobotany at the National Museums Scotland. M. Lee Goff is Coordinator of the Forensic Sciences Program and Professor of Forensic Sciences at Chaminade University of Honolulu. James T. Costa is Executive Director of Highlands Biological Station and Professor of Biology at Western Carolina University.

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This broad overview of insect studies is sure to delight, inspire, and enlighten college-level biology students and interested lay readers. -- Annette Aiello * Library Journal *
The editors have gathered some of the finest and most entertaining entomological writing I've ever read. -- Amy Stewart * Washington Post *
This illustrative overview of the insect world will be helpful and motivating to students interested in biology/entomology as well as lay readers. -- J. M. Gonzalez * Choice *

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