Professor, Anthropology

Michael Gurven received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico and specializes in the Integrative Anthropological Sciences, principally human social behavior and life history evolution. He is co-director of the Tsimane Life History and Health Project, Chair of the Integrative Anthropological Sciences Unit, and Area Director of Biodemography and Evolution at the Broom Center for Demography. He has conducted fieldwork with three South American indigenous populations, the Ache of Paraguay, and the Tsimane and Mosetene of Bolivia.

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Select EH Courses: Behavioral Ecology of Hunter-Gatherers, Contemporary Topics in Biological Anthropology and Human Behavioral Ecology Theory and Method