An Interview with May Berenbaum
May Berenbaum, who was recently elected Vice President-Elect of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), talks about how she became interested in entomology, among other things, in this Age of Discovery Podcast.
Dr. Berenbaum is the author of many books intended for a general audience, including Buzzwords: A Scientist Muses on Sex, Bugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll; Bugs in the System: Insects and Their Impact on Human Affairs; and The Earwig’s Tail: A Modern Bestiary of Multi-legged Legends.
She received ESA’s Founders’ Memorial Award in 1994, the ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching in 2006, and she was elected to be an ESA Fellow in 2002. In 2010 she won the AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award, and in 2011 she won the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.