Author Info: Deborah Blum
Hometown: Urbana, Illinois
About: Deborah Blum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author.
As a science writer for the Sacramento Bee, Blum (rhymes with gum) wrote a series of articles examining the professional, ethical, and emotional conflicts between scientists who use animals in their research and animal rights activists who oppose that research. Titled "The Monkey Wars", the series won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting.