Dr. Denise Herzing, Founder and Research Director of the Wild Dolphin Project, has completed 34 years of her long-term study of the Atlantic spotted dolphins inhabiting Bahamian waters. She has a BS in Marine Zoology; MA in Behavioral Biology; and PhD in Behavioral Biology. She is an affiliate assistant professor in Biological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Herzing is a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow, a fellow with the Explorers Club, and a scientific advisor to the American Cetacean Society. In addition to many scientific articles, she is the co-editor of Dolphin Communication and Cognition, author of Dolphin Diaries: My 25 years with Spotted Dolphins in the Bahamas and The Wild Dolphin Project. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Magazine, BBC Wildlife and featured on Nature, Discovery, PBS, ABC, BBC, NHK, PBS, and TED2013.