David Sloan Wilson

David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He applies evolutionary theory to all aspects of humanity in addition to the rest of life, both in his own research and as director of EvoS, a unique campus-wide evolutionary studies program that recently received NSF funding to expand into a nationwide consortium. His books include Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society, Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives, and The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time and Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others. .

Recent Posts

August 16, 2018 in Education

Attention Teachers! How To Turn Your Classes Into Prosocial Groups

Prosocial.world, a project by David Sloan Wilson, is a practical method for improving the efficacy of groups and wellbeing of their members. Why not use the method in our own…
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July 15, 2018 in Business, Economy

Humanizing Corporations: A Nobel Prize for Enlightened Business Leaders

How Per L. Saxegaard's (Business for Peace Foundation) efforts to humanize corporations can be understood from a multilevel evolutionary perspective.
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June 18, 2018 in Business, Culture, Economy

You’re Racist and Sexist, But It’s Not (Entirely) Your Fault

Companies are great at evaluating skills but inconsistent at evaluating temperament due to unconscious bias. These biases are, in part, a natural outcome of the human species evolving in small,…
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