Jared Diamond, one of the world’s top thinkers Discusses our Personal, National and Global Crises.
About This Event
Jared Mason Diamond is an American geographer, historian, ornithologist, and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (1991); Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997, awarded a Pulitzer Prize); Collapse (2005), The World Until Yesterday (2012), and Upheaval (2019). Originally trained in biochemistry and physiology, Diamond is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography, and evolutionary biology. He is a professor of geography at UCLA.
Diamond has been ranked ninth on a poll by Prospect and Foreign Policy of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals.
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