Yasawa Research Team 2016

Department of Anthropology
Rutgers University
131 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414

Skype: matthew.gervais

Welcome to my website. I'm an anthropologist with a psychological bent. I investigate modern human behavior, focusing on derived forms of human sociality--their proximate bases, their evolutionary origins, and their variation across individuals and populationsI have a regional focus in the Pacific, where I conduct ongoing fieldwork among villagers in Yasawa, Fiji.

For an idea of what I do, see my most recent publications: