Jerome H. Barkow

Jerome H. Barkow is a Canadian anthropologist at Dalhousie University who has made important contributions to the field of evolutionary psychology. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Brooklyn College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of Chicago in 1970. He is Professor of Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University and a Distinguished International Fellow at the Institute of Cognition and Culture, Queen's University Belfast (Northern Ireland).

Barkow has published on topics ranging from sex workers in Nigeria to the kinds of sentients SETI might find. He is best known as the author of Darwin, Sex, and Status: Biological Approaches to Mind and Culture (1989). In 1992, together with Leda Cosmides and John Tooby, Barkow edited the influential book "". Recently (2006), he edited Missing the Revolution: Darwinism for Social Scientists.

See also

* Evolutionary psychology
* Human behavioral ecology

External links

* [http://myweb.dal.ca/barkow/home.htm Jerome Barkow's Professional Homepage]


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