Professor Richard Wrangham FBA

Chimpanzee social ecology; primate and human behaviour in a comparative framework, including influences of diet, violence and culture; self-domestication and the evolution of reduced aggression; primate conservation

Elected 2013

Fellow type
Corresponding Fellow
Year elected

Current post

Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University


Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2009

Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence 1996

Sexual Coercion in Primates and Humans 2009

Chimpanzee Cultures 1994

Primate Societies 1986

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