Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D.
Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. is Professor of Biology at John Jay College of the City University of New York, where he explores the structure, function, and evolution of the human genome in search of hidden secrets, both for forensic and non-forensic purposes. He’s published 40-some research articles and book chapters and his work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, The National Science Foundation, and the US Department of Education. He’s also a very busy science writer. He blogs for Psychology Today and maintains The Human Evolution Blog, and his musings on human origins have appeared in Science, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Skeptic Magazine, and others. He is also the author of two popular science books: Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals and Human Errors: A Panorama of our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes.