Author Mya Thompson

Mya Thompson, Ph.D., is an author, educator, and biologist. She spends her days at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as the Director of Engagement in Science and Nature helping people learn more about birds. Before getting hooked on feathered animals, she studied elephant behavior in the rainforests of central Africa.

She is the author of the books Ruby’s Birds and Winged Heroes, and producer of a variety of educational games including Flap to the Future and BeastBox. Mya lives with her husband and kids in upstate New York.

Cornell Lab Publishing Group Titles: