Agustín Fuentes, trained in Zoology and Anthropology at UC Berkeley, is the Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame. Professor Fuentes has conducted research across four continents and two-million years of human history and is interested in both the big questions and the small details of the human experience. His current explorations include the roles of creativity and imagination in human evolution, multispecies anthropology, evolutionary theory, and the structures/impact of race, racism and gender. Fuentes’ recent books include “Race, Monogamy, and other lies they told you: busting myths about human nature” (U of California), “Conversations on Human Nature(s)” (Routledge) and “The Creative Spark: how imagination made humans exceptional" (Dutton).
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