|Native name||Jonathan Anomaly|
|🏡 Residence||San Diego, California|
|🎓 Alma mater||Berkeley|
Jonathan Anomaly was born in Hawaii and grew up in Southern California. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied philosophy and economics. He obtained a Master’s degree from Columbia University, and a PhD from Tulane University, where he was awarded a fellowship from the Murphy Institute of Political Economy.
Dr. Anomaly has taught at many universities around the USA, including Duke, UNC, Penn, Arizona, and San Diego. He has held visiting positions at the universities of Oxford and Gothenburg, and recently established the first Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program in Latin America. His first book, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, was published by Oxford University Press, and co-authored with Geoff Brennan, Mike Munger, & Geoff Sayre-McCord. Anomaly’s second book, Creating Future People, explores how our ability to manipulate the genetic endowment of our children is likely to transform the human race.
Anomaly is a pro-natalist, advocates eugenics and genetic enhancement, and opposes factory farming. He has written articles on collective action problems such as antibiotic resistance, especially resistance arising from the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture, and has published papers on the potential benefits and costs of using embryo selection to increase intelligence. He has also written about the dangers of egalitarian political dogmas in modern American universities.
In his free time, Anomaly enjoys surfing and spending time with family.