Evolutionary Biologist to Discuss ‘Earth on Life’

Olivia Judson to Speak April 25 at Ohio Wesleyan University
Olivia Judson, Ph.D.

Olivia Judson, Ph.D.

DELAWARE, Ohio – Evolutionary biologist Olivia Judson, Ph.D., author of “Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex,” will speak April 25 at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Judson, a research fellow in biology at Imperial College London, will discuss “Earth on Life: How Living Beings Have Made the Planet What it is Today,” at 7:30 p.m. April 25 in the Mulligan Hub of Ohio Wesleyan’s Stuyvesant Hall, 223 W. William St., Delaware. Her presentation is free and open to the public.

During her career, Judson has written for publications such as The Economist, The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph. Her Ohio Wesleyan visit is sponsored by the Women in Science (WinS) student organization, the OWU Science Lecture Series, the Women’s House small-living unit, and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities. Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. OWU combines an internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that connect classroom theory with real-world practice. Located in Delaware, Ohio, OWU’s 1,850 students represent 41 states and 45 countries. The university is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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