Dr. Lydia Pyne
Dr. Lydia Pyne is a writer and historian based in Austin, Texas. Trained as both an archaeologist and a historian of science, Pyne focuses her research and writing interests on the history of paleoanthropology and archaeology. Her fieldwork, archival research, and writing projects have ranged from South Africa, Ethiopia, Uzbekistan, and Iran as well as the American Southwest. She is currently working on a book about famous fossil discoveries, following up her co-authored book, The Last *Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene* (Viking, 2012).