Agustín Fuentes

Agustín Fuentes completed a B.A. in Zoology and Anthropology, and an M.A.& Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a Professor  and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame. His current research focuses on cooperation, community and imagination in human evolution, ethnoprimatology and multispecies anthropology, evolutionary theory, and interdisciplinary approaches to human nature(s).  Fuentes’ recent books include “Evolution of Human Behavior” (Oxford), “Biological Anthropology: concepts and connections” (McGraw-Hill), and “Race, Monogamy, and other lies they told you: busting myths about human nature” (U of California). Fuentes’ research and teaching interests include the evolution of social complexity in human and primate societies, cooperation and conflict, sexuality and ecology, race and racism, and issues of human-nonhuman primate interactions, disease and pathogen transfer.
Select Courses: Anthropology of Human Sexuality, Advanced Topics in Human Evolution.
Department of Anthropology bio  574/631-5421

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