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. .

Recent Posts

January 15, 2021 in Biology, Business

Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science: Organizational Development

Elinor Ostrom won the Nobel Prize by creating a database of common-pool resource groups from a very diffuse literature. Can we do the same for business development?
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January 11, 2021 in Biology, Politics

Learning from Evolution about Free Speech

The world is in turmoil over the incendiary language of a US president, the invasion of the US Capitol Building incited by his speech, and the silencing of the president…
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January 1, 2021 in Biology

Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science: Development and Adolescence

Are adolescent behaviors innately pathological or are they a result of the environment? Prominent scholars discuss both sides in this groundbreaking series.
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