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David M. Lawrence in the field

David M. Lawrence obtains a tree-ring sam­ple from a Bermu­da cedar while on an expe­di­tion to Ascen­sion Island, South Atlantic Ocean, in 2007. (Copy­right © 2007 Steven L. Stephen­son)

David M. Lawrence is a jour­nal­ist, author, and geo­g­ra­ph­er (specif­i­cal­ly a bio­geo­g­ra­ph­er). His first book, Upheaval from the Abyss, was pub­lished by Rut­gers Uni­ver­si­ty Press in 2002. His sec­ond book, Hunt­ing­ton’s Dis­ease, was pub­lished by Chelsea House in 2009. His writ­ing has appeared in pub­li­ca­tions rang­ing from the books The Sci­ence of Dune and The Sci­ence of Michael Crich­ton (both pub­lished by Ben­Bel­la Books in 2008); mag­a­zines such as The Lancet, The Lancet Infec­tious Dis­eases, Geo­t­imes, Mer­ca­tor’s World, Veg­e­tar­i­an Times and Woods Hole Cur­rents; the radio pro­grams Our Ocean World and Microbe­World; the news ser­vice Agence France-Presse; news­pa­pers such as The (Peters­burg, Va.) Progress-Index; the Rich­mond (Va.) Times-Dis­patch; and The (Shreve­port, La.) Times; and aca­d­e­m­ic pub­li­ca­tions, includ­ing Bul­letin of the Eco­log­i­cal Soci­ety of Amer­i­ca, Ency­clo­pe­dia of the Devel­op­ing World, Ency­clo­pe­dia of Genet­ics, Mag­ill’s Ency­clo­pe­dia of Sci­ence: Plant Life, Mag­ill’s Med­ical Guide, and the Vir­ginia Jour­nal of Sci­ence.

Lawrence is cur­rent­ly work­ing on his third book, Time Detec­tives, which is sched­uled to be pub­lished by Rut­gers Uni­ver­si­ty Press in 2012. He lives in Mechan­icsville, Va., with­in a stone’s throw of the Chick­a­hominy Swamp.

1 Comment

  1. hey dave, looks good!

    from fel­low sej-er..

    Valerie Brown