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Edward O. Wilson

biologist, 1979 Pulitzer Prize

Ed Wilson is a Professor and Curator of Entomology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. Wilson is one of today's finest scholars and naturalists, and he is one of the world's leading authorities on ants. He visited Team Scarab at Nebraska in 1998 and was made an honorary scarab worker. With fellow entomologist Bert Holldobler, Ed has written the definitive volume on ants, which won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction. He also won an earlier Pulitzer in 1979 for his book entitled *On Human Nature*. Ed is the recipient of the National Medal of Science, the International Prize for Biology, the gold medal of the World Wildlife Fund, the Distinguished Humanist Award from the American Humanist Association, and the Crafoord Prize from the Swedish Academy of Sciences (which is ecology's approximation of the Nobel prize).