An illustration of a lemur on a branch.

Professor Quaalude

Episode #122

2019-09-13 12:24:52


John Buettner-Janusch was one of the first Americans to study lemurs. He held prestigious faculty positions at Yale, Duke and NYU, before surprising everyone with a series of increasingly bizarre crimes.

Peter Kobel’s Book is The Strange Case of the Mad Professor.

You can learn more about lemurs at The Duke Lemur Center, which Peter Klopfer and John Buettner-Janusch founded together.