Celebrated Author and LIU Professor Announces New Book


Emeritus professor of biology and accomplished author Bill Schutt ’78 explores the fascinating history of the human body’s most vital organ in his upcoming book, Pump: A Natural History of the Heart, available in September. Schutt’s previous works include the widely acclaimed New York Times Editor’s Choice, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History. He taught biology at LIU Post for 22 years and is a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History, where his research on bats has been featured in Natural History magazine as well as in the New York Times, Newsday, the Economist, and Discover.