Dale Peterson Ph.D. is a lecturer in English at Tufts University, and author of the new book, The Moral Lives of Animals. Peterson is a prolific writer, and after finishing several books on science and natural history, he found his passion in Animals and began writing exclusively about them. He was introduced to Primatology by Jane Goodall, and travels the world to study and document living creatures.
Peterson has produced several bestselling works, including Eating Apes, The Deluge and the Ark: A Journey into Primate Worlds, and bestselling biography Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man; a New York Times Book Review Notable Book and Boston Globe Best Book of 2006. Other publications include Visions of Caliban (with Jane Goodall), and Demonic Males (with Richard Wrangham).