Deborah Blum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and has been a professor of journalism at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison since 1997. She is the author of "Sex on the Brain," a 1997 New York Times Notable Book, and "The
Monkey Wars," a 1994 Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book. She is also co-editor of "A Field Guide for Science Writers."
She worked for a series of newspapers before becoming a science reporter for The Sacramento Bee, where she won the
Pulitzer in 1992. She continued with the Bee until moving to Madison. She has also written for The New York Times, The
Washington Post, Discover, Psychology Today, Life, Health, The Utne Reader, Mother Jones and Discovery.com. She is
currently working on book about the life and times of the controversial psychologist Harry F. Harlow. She has appeared as a
guest on The Today show, Good Morning America, and NPR's Talk of the Nation and Morning Edition. She serves as
vice-president of the National Association of Science Writers and as a member of the AAAS Committee on Public
Understanding of Science and Technology.