John Allen Paulos Born: 4Jul1945 Birthplace: Denver, CO
Gender: Male Religion: Atheist Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Mathematician, Author Nationality: United States Executive summary: Innumeracy Wife: (two children)
High School: Milwaukee, WI University: BS Mathematics, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1967) University: MS, University of Washington (1968) University: PhD Mathematics, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1974) Professor: Temple University (1973) Professor: Adjunct Professor of Journalism, Columbia University
The Guardian Columnist Philadelphia Daily News Editorial Board Member (former) Discover Columnist Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Fellow CSICOP Peace Corps 1970 Greek Ancestry
Official Website: http://www.math.temple.edu/paulos
Author of books:
Mathematics & Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor (1980) I Think Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy (1985) Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences (1988) Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man (1991) A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (1995) Once Upon a Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories (1998) A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market (2003) Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up (2007)
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