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Professor Peter J. Richerson announced as a Keynote Speaker

We are delighted to announce that Peter J. Richerson from the University of California Davis will be giving a Keynote presentation at IACCP2016.

Peter Richerson

Peter J. Richerson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of California, Davis.

Richerson studied entomology at UC Davis, earning his B.S. in 1965. In 1969, he completed his Ph.D. in zoology. After a postdoc and junior professorship, he was from 1977 until 2006 Professor of Environmental Science at UC Davis. He was a guest professor at University of California, Berkeley (1977–78), Duke University (1984), and the University of Exeter (2004). In 1991 he was a guest researcher at the Bielefeld University.

He is coauthor with Robert Boyd of Culture and the Evolutionary Process, and Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution.

Visit the University of California Davis website for further information about his work.