Who We Are

This View of Life operational staff.

David Sloan Wilson


David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He applies evolutionary theory to all aspects of humanity in addition to the rest of life, both in his own research and as director of EvoS, a unique campus-wide evolutionary studies program that recently received NSF funding to expand into a nationwide consortium. His books include Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society, Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives, and The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time and Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others.

Eric Michael Johnson

Managing Editor

Eric Michael Johnson received his master's degree in evolutionary anthropology focusing on bonobo (Pan paniscus) behavioral ecology. He received his Ph.D. in History of Science with his dissertation ``The Struggle for Coexistence: Peter Kropotkin and the Social Ecology of Science in Russia, Europe, and England, 1859-1922. In addition to publishing original research in such places as the Journal of Human Evolution and American Journal of Physical Anthropology, he has written on evolutionary topics for general audiences at Slate, Times Higher Education, Discover, Wired, Psychology Today and many others. He is a longtime advocate of science communication online and has spoken at academic as well as social media conferences on how important it is for scientists to reach out to the public by engaging readers with a compelling narrative. He can be found on Twitter at @ericmjohnson. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Sage Gibbons

Marketing and Development Strategist

Sage is a lifelong researcher of evolutionary thought and its applications to sustainability, political and organizational governance, and human behavior. He is currently pursuing a masters degree in Urban Informatics at Northeastern University and is a Research Assistant with the Boston Area Research Initiative. As a Prosocial facilitator, he has consulted with community gardens and student groups and is part of the Prosocial research circle. Sage is committed to fostering a public empowered by scientific understanding and to the possibility of a world of work worth doing.