Professor Ruth Mace FBA

The evolution of human behaviour and culture, especially demography and anthropology; the evolutionary ecology of reproduction, cultural phylogenetics, and the evolution of co-operative behaviour

Elected 2008

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Current post

Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, University College London


Cooperation is related to dispersal patterns in Sino-Tibetan populations.. Nature communications, 6 8693 2015

The rise and fall of political complexity in Island South-East Asia and the Pacific. Nature 467(7317): 801-804 2010

Cooperation and conflict: field experiments in Northern Ireland. Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, 281 (1792) 2014

The evolution of cultural diversity: a phylogenetic approach 2005

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