Orin James is an instructor of Biology at the University of Pittsburgh Bradford. He earned a BS in Biochemistry and an MS in Biology from Binghamton University. He has lived both in Germany and Austria developing his fluency in the German language. He mixes his experience working in the hospital with his teaching and enjoys sharing international perspectives on health issues with his students. Orin has a wide background in vertebrate zoology, human anatomy and physiology and has taught a number of hybrid courses that included discussions of social philosophy, determinism, colonialism, race, sex and gender. In his free time he writes poetry, takes photographs and is the host of his own web-based radio show. More information is available on his personal website.