Assistant Professor Etienne Benson has published "The Urbanization of the Eastern Gray Squirrel in the United States," Journal of American History 110.3 (December 2013).

He was featured in a December 11, 2013 Daily Pennsylvanian article, "Prof researched the history of the urban squirrel" (p. 10).  It was picked up by local media and Etienne has become a "Philebrity."

On January 16th, Etienne was featured in a front page article about squirrels in the Philadelphia Inquirer.