James W. Vaupel
Born on May 2, 1945 in New York. Study of mathematical statistics Harvard University, Master of Public Policy, Harvard University (1971), PhD (Public Policy), Harvard University (1978), Full Professor of Public Affairs and Planning, University of Minnesota (1985-1991), Full Professor of Demography and Epidemiology, Odense University Medical School (1991-2002), Senior Research Scientist, Duke University (since 1992), Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society and Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (since 1996); Honorary Professor at Rostock University, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Social Sciences (since 2003). James Vaupel has been emeritus since the beginning of 2018.
Survival and Longevity, Evolutionary Biodemography