Jonathan H. Turner

Jonathan H. Turner is 38th University Professor of the University of California and Distinguished Professor of the Graduate Division at University of California, Riverside, and Research Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his B.A in 1965 from UCSB and his M.A in 1966 and Ph.D. in 1968 from Cornell University. He is primarily a sociological theorist, but has been committed in recent decades to brining biological analysis into sociology, and sociology to the general public. He is the author of 43 books and several hundred research articles.  His most recent book is On Human Nature: The Biology and Sociology of What Made Us Human (Routledge 2020).

Recent Posts

August 3, 2020 in Sociology

Natural and Sociocultural Selection: Analyzing the Failure to Respond to the C-19 Pandemic

Another level of selection is now operating in the social universe: selection on the social structures and cultures of each society.
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