Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell, an award-winning author and photographer, is on the faculty at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She has been studying elephants in the wild for the last thirty years and has published dozens of scientific papers, numerous feature magazine articles and two memoirs about her experiences. Dr. O’Connell-Rodwell is a co-founder of Utopia Scientific, a non-profit dedicated to public health and conservation. She taught creative science writing for Stanford and the New York Times and co-developed the award-winning Smithsonian documentary, Elephant King. Her award-nominated thriller series about the ivory trade is now being released as a graphic novel.