Frank Rhodes is President Emeritus of Cornell University. Winner of the Geological Society’s Bigsby Medal and the Ian Campbell Medal from the Geological Society of America, Rhodes has served as Chairman of the National Science Board, President of the American Philosophical Society, and Chairman of the American Council on Education. His other books include The Evolution of Life, Geology, Evolution, Fossils and The Creation of the Future.
Bruce D. Malamud has published over forty articles and chapters in the international scientific literature. He has served in the Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa, and has held a Fulbright Fellowship to study natural hazards in Argentina. He is now a Reader in Natural and Environmental Hazards at King’s College, London.