Kenneth J. Stein, Ph.D.
Dr. Stein holds a Ph.D. in entomology and is an avid naturalist, author, and photographer. During his career he has conducted research and published in the fields of public health, wetland ecology, herpetology, botany, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Dr. Stein's most recent research involved the modeling of tick populations as a function of habitat structure. This research led to the development of tick threat assessment maps; digital overlays that help natural resource and military personnel avoid tickborne diseases. Dr. Stein also investigates ephemeral wetlands, especially the trophic level distributions of aquatic insects.
Dr. Stein has a keen interest in Egyptology. He has an extensive collection of photos from the tombs of the Pharaohs and regularly provides presentations on fish and wildlife ecology, agriculture, and what the Ancient Egyptians knew about the natural sciences. Dr. Stein has published many photos from his Ancient Egypt collection, with some of the having been used in television documentaries.
At present, Dr. Stein writes science textbooks for Seton Home Study School and is a consultant with ORC/Guideline International. For the latter, his entomology consulting experience includes: expert witness testimony, product efficacy claims, new product brainstorming, and insurance adjustment claims for insect damage/liability. Finally, Ken is a Commander in the United States Navy Reserve and serves as the Senior Medical Planner for the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
Resume and Curriculum Vitae are available upon request.
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April 1, 2012