Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle are field biologists who work principally in central Kenya. Palmer is a professor of Biology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He received his PhD in Ecology from the University of California, Davis, in 2001. Pringle earned master’s degrees in Economic History and Environmental Management from Oxford before receiving his PhD in Biology from Stanford University in 2009. He is currently a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows.
Palmer and Pringle strive to make sense of nature, science, and society, with a special fondness for the intersection of these three things in Africa. Together, they have authored more than 40 scientific articles, including papers in leading journals such as Science, Nature, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Their work has repeatedly garnered international media attention, including coverage by the New York and Los Angeles Times, BBC News, National Public Radio, and National Geographic.