Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould

Born: September 10, 1941

Died: May 20, 2002

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Stephen Jay Gould was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his generation. Gould spent most of his career teaching at Harvard University and working at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Source/Notes: Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin (2011 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674061613

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