Darwin Evolving: Distinguished Naturalists

Dr. Jared Diamond Jan 14, 2009

Jared Diamond

"Evolution of Human Societies"


Professor in the Department of Geography at UCLA, Pulitzer Prize winning author, National Academy of Science member, and winner of the National Medal of Science and the Cosmos Prize. Dr. Diamond is renowned for his insightful and integrative work in the fields of ecology and evolutionary biology, and for his ground-breaking studies of the birds of Papua New Guinea. His recent books include Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997) and Collapse (2004).