Diane Ackerman, PhD
Diane Ackerman, PhD, is the author of 23 books of poetry and nonfiction. Of late, she has been writing on "nature and human nature" in the Opinion pages of The New York Times. She has taught at a number of universities, including Columbia and Cornell. Her essays about nature and human nature have been appearing for decades in The New York Times, Smithsonian, Parade, The New Yorker, National Geographic and many other journals.