Larry Stevens earned his B.A. in Biology and Fine Arts from Prescott College in 1974, his M.S. in Biology from Northern Arizona University in 1985, and his Ph.D. in Zoology from NAU in 1989. He has published many peer-reviewed publications and has worked as an ecologist with the Grand Canyon National Park Resources Management and Planning Division (1988-94), an adjunct faculty member with the Department of Biological Sciences (1990-present), an ecologist with the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (1998-99), an associate editor with the Western North American Naturalist (1999-present), and served on the Board of Trustees with the Museum of Northern Arizona (2003-present). He is currently a consulting ecologist with Stevens Ecological Consulting.