Janis Roze

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Janis A. Roze, born in Latvia, is a herpetologist and Professor of Biology Emeritus of City College and Graduate School of the City University of New York. He was professionally associated with the American Museum of Natural History and the United Nations. A founder of the International Center for Integrative Studies he published several books and narrated several videos on Creative Evolution. He co-edited What Does it Mean to Be Human.

A short résumé from the "Be Human" film site of The Ecological Institute of Búzios, Atlantic Rain Forest, Brazil:[1]

  • Fulbright Senior Scholar
  • Co-Director of UASD International Exchange Program of University of New York
  • Advisor at United Nations Center of Science and Technology.
  • Member of the expert group of UN for the establishment of a new international order.
  • Member of the ICIS (International Center of Integrative Studies), and Elpis Foundation, Argentina.

Published works[edit]


  • Coral snakes of the Americas : biology, identification, and venoms (1996) Malabar, Fla. : Krieger, 1996.[2]

Other publications[edit]

  • On Hallowell's type specimens of reptiles from Venezuela in the collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1958)
  • Taxonomic notes on a collection of Venezuelan reptiles in the American Museum of Natural History (1959)
  • La taxonomía y zoogeografía de los ofidios en Venezuela (1966)
  • A check list of the New World venomous coral snakes (Elapidae), with descriptions of new forms (1967)
  • Ciencia y fantasía sobre las serpentes de Venezuela (1970)
  • New species and subspecies of coral snakes, genus Micrurus (Elapidae) : with notes on type specimens of several species (1989) American Museum of Natural History Novitates [3]
  • Evolución y magia : el camino del hombre (2000)



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