Jared Diamond

Professor, Author

1937 –

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Who is Jared Diamond?

Jared Mason Diamond is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee, Guns, Germs, and Steel, Collapse and The World Until Yesterday. Originally trained in physiology, Diamond's work is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography, and evolutionary biology. As of 2013, he is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has been described as "America’s best-known geographer".

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Born
Sep 10, 1937
Boston
Also known as
  • Jared Mason Diamond
Parents
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Ashkenazi Jews
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Trinity College, Cambridge
    Physiology
    ( - 1961)
  • Biophysics
  • Harvard College
  • Harvard University
  • Roxbury Latin School
Employment
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Lived in
  • Boston
  • Los Angeles
  • United States of America

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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