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Alison Beringer

Alison Beringer is Associate Professor of Classics and Humanities at Montclair State University, where she teaches courses in literary history, women’s studies, and medieval literature and culture. She holds the M.A. in Classics from the University of Victoria and the Ph.D. in German Studies from Princeton University. Her scholarly research focuses on the transmission and illustration of Latin and German literature in the medieval and early modern periods. Her book The Sight of Semirami...

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Ellen Blackstone

Ellen Blackstone has been working with BirdNote since it was a figment of the founder’s imagination—before the show hit the airwaves in 2005. She writes and edits shows, blogs, and social media posts and sits in on recording as the bird and grammar consultant. As part of her work as web manager, she finds—and secures permission to use—all the photos that appear on the website and in social media. Well, somebody has to do it. A native Iowan, she started birding at the a...

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Zac Bragg

Zac Bragg has been an avid BirdNote fan since his teenage years in Alabama. After moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2009, he found an escape from Seattle traffic by listening to the stories in BirdNote and observing the birds along his route. He then introduced his then-girlfriend, now-wife, Laura, to BirdNote when she joined him in his morning commute. Zac loves observing corvids most of all, in particular the clever crows all around Seattle and the majestic ravens that can be heard (and if...

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Erik Bruhnke

Erik Bruhnke has had a love for birds since he was a child. He graduated from Northland College in Wisconsin with a Natural Resources degree in 2008 and taught field ornithology for various semesters while there. As a devoted raptor nerd, Erik is drawn to hawkwatches. He worked as an interpreter for six seasons at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth, Minnesota; has counted migrating raptors at the Corpus Christi HawkWatch in Texas; and was the 2016 hawk counter at the Cape May Hawkwatch in ...