Jessica Ware is an assistant curator in invertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History. Dr. Ware’s research focuses on the evolution of behavioral and physiological adaptations in insects, with an emphasis on how these occur in Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) and Dictyoptera (termites, cockroaches and mantises). She is the current president of the Worldwide Dragonfly Association and is the Vice President elect of the Entomological Society of America. She was recently awarded a PECASE medal from the US government for her work on insect evolution.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO HUMANS & NATURE:
- An Ode to the Pursuit
From Minding Nature’s Fall 2020, Volume 13, Number 3 issue.