Dr. Jeffrey Lockwood is an award-winning author and University of Wyoming professor of Natural Sciences and Humanities. He writes both nonfiction science books, as well as meditations. Lockwood is the recipient of both the Pushcart Prize and the John Burroughs Medal. Lockwood has authored numerous articles, some of which have been licensed by government entities, such as the Wyoming Water Research Center. In 2000, he co-authored Grasshoppers and Grassland Health for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. His most recent science book, Six-legged Soldiers: Using Insects as Weapons of War, is a historical account of entomological bioterrorism from early days through the present, and the near future. A guest of the world: Meditations is Lockwood’s latest book on spirituality under Skinner House Books, a book publisher run by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Lockwood’s forthcoming book, The Infested Mind, is an exploration of the psychological and philosophical dimensions of personal encounters with insects. Lockwood is married, and has a son and daughter.
The Nature of Violence
I have been attacked by animals for thirty years. Working at a veterinary clinic in high school, I learned the skill of keeping snarling dogs at bay with a squeegee and Continue reading