Shelley McCabe, M.Sc. is a Professor of Science in the Department of Liberal Studies at Humber College. She is a biogeochemist whose intellectual interests include the cycling of elements through living and nonliving parts of our ecosystems and the role that physics plays in promoting biodiversity. Professor McCabe has been involved in biodiversity research projects in Algonquin Park, Peterborough, Muskoka, Hamilton and the Experimental Lakes Area, as well as Resolute (Nunavut) and Lizard Island (Australia). Professor McCabe’s research publications appear in the journals Freshwater Biology, Environmental Entomology, Water Research and Oikos.