The Author

Sara Lewis, for firefly story.

After graduating from Radcliffe College, evolutionary ecologist Sara Lewis earned her PhD at Duke University. She is a Professor of Biology at Tufts University, where she studies  the luminous sex lives of fireflies. Author of numerous scientific articles, her research has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, USA Today, and Wired, and in the National Geographic film, The Science of Summer.

Tufts Team Firefly 2005