Tanning a Kangaroo, the Old Fashioned Way

Like a lot of people, the global pandemic has made me think about our relationship to nature. What might life look under the combined effects of climate destabilization, disease, and other environmental stressors (wrapped up nicely in the concept of planetary boundaries)? Could we expect, in the wake of a global population vastly reduced by … More Tanning a Kangaroo, the Old Fashioned Way

From Pittsburgh to Raleigh: A New Chapter

Early in 2020, I will have the enormous privilege to be taking on the role of Director of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. It’s located in Raleigh, is the oldest established museum in North Carolina and the largest museum of its kind in the Southeastern United States. It’s also Raleigh’s largest tourist attraction, … More From Pittsburgh to Raleigh: A New Chapter