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David Sloan Wilson      

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University

David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. Is is the co-founder of the Evolution Institute, a non-profit think tank that seeks to apply evolutionary science to social issues.

Wilson is widely known for his fundamental contributions to evolutionary science and for explaining evolution to the general public. His books include: "Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives;" "Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society;" and "Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior" (with Elliot Sober). In addition to his own research, Dr. Wilson manages programs that expand the scope of evolutionary science in higher education, public policy, community-based research, and the study of religion.

Wilson holds a BS in Biology from the University of Rochester and a PhD in Zoology/Animal Biology from Michigan State University.

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