Biography

Born:

1945

Family:

Married to Susan Holmes

News & Updates


Q&A: The Mathemagician, by Jascha Hoffman, Nature 478:457, Oct. 27, 2011


Magical Mind of Persi Diaconis, by Jeffrey R. Young, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct 16, 2011.


MacTutor biography of Persi Diaconis


Lifelong debunker takes on arbiter of neutral choices: Magician-turned-mathematician uncovers bias in a flip of the coin by Esther Landhuis, Stanford Report: June 2004.