Contributor Bios

Paul Shepard

Paul Shepard (1925-1996) was Avery Professor of Natural Philosophy and Human Ecology at Claremont College, Claremont Graduate University, and Pitzer College for more than twenty years. His influential books helped shape the development of human ecology and the "deep ecology" movement. He was the author of numerous books, including "The Others: How Animals Made Us Human," "The Tender Carnivore and the Sacred Game," and "Nature and Madness."