W. Barkley Butler
W. Barkley Butler is a biologist and Professor Emeritus at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that he was head of the Biochemistry Laboratory of the Michigan Cancer Foundation. He has had a lifelong fascination with nature and science, and especially with ants, the study of which he believes provides children with the ideal introduction to the scientific method. He is the author of Amazing Ants: Simple Sidewalk Science.