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Robert R. Sokal

Robert R. Sokal Biography

Scientist


ABOUT
Biostatistician and entomologist who co-founded the field of numerical taxonomy along with Peter H.A. Sneath. He received the Darwin Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in 2004.
BEFORE FAME
He studied at St. John's College and worked as a librarian at the University of Chicago.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Julie Sokal, who died in 2012.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was influenced by Albert Einstein.
TRIVIA
He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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