Messinger Carril, Olivia
“Dr. Olivia Carril has been studying native bees for over 20 years. She received her BS and MSc from Utah State University, and a PhD from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
She is the coauthor of The Bees in Your Backyard, a Field Guide to North America’s Bees. She is currently working on two more field guides to bees, as well as conducting several large scale surveys of bees in northern New Mexico. In her spare time, she teaches science to middle schoolers, and hangs out with her two adorable daughters and her handsome husband.” – City of Albuquerque