#149 Overall Influence

Stephen Jay Gould

American evolutionary biologist


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From Wikipedia

Stephen Jay Gould was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. He was one of the most influential and widely read authors 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. In 1996, Gould was hired as the Vincent Astor Visiting Research Professor of Biology at New York University, where he divided his time teaching there and at Harvard.

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City University of New York

Public university system in New York City

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Baruch College

Public college in New York City

Fairleigh Dickinson University

American university

Antioch University

University with 5 campuses in the United States

Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

New York University

Private research university in New York City

University of Leeds

University in Leeds, United Kingdom

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