Faculty

Jared Diamond



Contact Information

Email    JDIAMOND@GEOG.UCLA.EDU
Office  1255 BUNCHE HALL
Phone  56177

(Ph.D., Cambridge University, England) is a Professor with research interests in Biogeography, Geography and Human Society. He teaches classes in world regions and past societies.

Education

B.A. Harvard

Ph.D., University of Cambridge, England

Awards

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, 1998 
Japan's Cosmos Prize, 1998 
National Science Medal

Selected Publications

  • J. M. Diamond. Logic of Life: The Challenge of Integrative Physiology. In: Evolutionary Physiology (D. Noble and C.A.R. Boyd, eds.), Oxford University Press, (1993), pp.89-111.
  • S. L. Pimm, J. Diamond, T.M. Reed, G.J. Russell and J. Verner. (1993). Times to extinction of small populations of large birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.A.) 90:10871-10875.
  • S.M. Secor, E.D. Stein and J. M. Diamond.(1994). Rapid up-regulation of snake intestine in response to feeding: a new model of intestinal adaptation. Am. J. Physiol. 266(4):G695-G705.
  • Diamond, J.M. (1999). Dirty eating for healthy living. Nature 400: 120-121.
  • Diamond, J.M. (1999). Rivers in the sky. Discover 20, no. 3, pp. 94-102.
  • Diamond, J.M. (2000). Blitzkrieg against moas. Science 287: 2170-2121.

Research

Geography and Human Society; Biogeography

Previous Courses by Term

2014 Spring Quarter

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

Past People and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2013 Spring Quarter

Past People and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2012 Spring Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2011 Spring Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2010 Spring Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2009 Spring Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2008 Spring Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

Multimedia Exploration of World's Refugees

2007 Winter Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2006 Winter Quarter

Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2005 Winter Quarter

World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

Collapses of Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2004 Winter Quarter

Collapses of Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2003 Winter Quarter

Collapses of Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

Previous Courses by Course

GEOG M153
Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

GEOG M153
Collapses of Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2005 Winter Quarter

HNRS M152
Past People and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

HNRS M152
Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

HNRS M152
Collapses of Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2005 Winter Quarter

ANTHRO M158Q
Past People and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2013 Spring Quarter

GEOG M153
Past People and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2013 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

ANTHRO M158Q
Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2006 Winter Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

GEOG 6
World Regions: Concepts and Contemporary Issues

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

GEOG 88S
Multimedia Exploration of World's Refugees

2008 Spring Quarter

HNRS 152
Collapses of Past Societies and Their Lessons for Our Own Future

2003 Winter Quarter

2004 Winter Quarter