Noah Wilson-Rich, Ph.D. is a biologist / professor / NYTimes & LATimes op-ed contributor / two-time TEDx speaker / TV personality / beekeeper / uncle.
He has 20 academic publications to date through affiliations with Harvard, Tufts, MIT, and Northeastern Universities. His book, The Bee: A Natural History was released in 2014 through Princeton University Press (US) and Ivy Press Ltd. (UK). Noah partnered his national book tour with the expansion of The Best Bees Company. He travelled across 8 cities, meeting with and hiring local beekeepers along the way. Noah earned his Ph.D. in biology from Tufts University in 2011. His research focuses on ways to improve bee health. Noah is a Founding Partner and current Chief Scientific Officer of The Best Bees Company, a beekeeping service that delivers, installs, and manages beehives for residential and commercial properties, nationwide. Proceeds from The Best Bees Company go toward research conducted at the Urban Beekeeping Laboratory and Bee Sanctuary, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, based in Boston’s South End.