Hope Jahren is
an award-winning scientist who has been pursuing independent research in
paleobiology since 1996. Recognized by Time in 2016 as one of the 100
most influential people in the world, she is the recipient of three Fulbright
Awards and served as a tenured professor at the University of Hawaii in
Honolulu from 2008 to 2016, where she built the isotope geobiology
laboratories. She currently holds the J. Tuzo Wilson professorship at the
University of Oslo, Norway.