Denise Herzing has been studying dolphin communication in the wild since 1985, when she founded the Wild Dolphin Project and began her unprecedented, long-term study of Atlantic spotted dolphins in the Bahamas. She has been a scientific advisor to the Dolphin Research Center, American Cetacean Society, and California Marine Mammal Center.
She is the author of numerous articles and papers and received a John S. Guggenheim Fellowship in Science Writing to write Dolphin Diaries, published by St. Martin’s Press.
She received her Ph.D. in Behavioral Biology and Environmental Studies from the Union Institute Graduate School and is currently a professor in biological sciences at Florida Atlantic University.
Her new book, Is Anyone Listening? What Animals Are Saying To Each Other and To Us, will be published by the University of Chicago Press.