BirthdayDecember 14, 1953

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Wade Davis

    Full name: Wade Davis
    Also known as: Wade Davis, Davis, Wade
    Education: Harvard University
    Professions: Writer, Miscellaneous Crew, Actor
    Occupation: Anthropologist, Ethnobotanist, author

  2. Wade Davis Known for

    Behind the Scenes of MacGillivray Freeman's Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2009), Earth Pilgrims (2010), The 11th Hour (2007), In Search of... Zombies (2011)

  3. Wade Davis Biography

    Wade Davis (born December 14, 1953) is a Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America and particularly involving the traditional uses and beliefs associated with psychoactive plants. Davis came to prominence with his 1985 best-selling book The Serpent and the Rainbow about the zombies of Haiti.Davis has published popular articles in Outside, National Geographic, Fortune and Condé Nast Traveler.Davis is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. Named by the NGS as one of the Explorers for the Millennium, he has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity.” In recent years his work has taken him to East Africa, Borneo, Nepal, Peru, Polynesia, Tibet, Mali, Benin, Togo, New Guinea, Australia, Colombia, Vanuatu, Mongolia and the high Arctic of Nunuvut and Greenland.

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