Here is a recent CV.

Google Scholar also keeps an up-to-date list of my indexed publications.

Raised in Upstate NY, I went to SUNY Binghamton to study psychobiology. This coincided with David Sloan Wilson starting the Evolutionary Studies Program (EvoS) there. His heterodox Evolution & Human Behavior course fleshed out my Matrix-inspired interest in the mind, and we did a thing. This propelled me to graduate school at UCLA, where I earned a PhD in Biological Anthropology. My committee was chaired by Dan Fessler, and included Clark BarrettAlan Fiske, and Kerri Johnson. The intro to my dissertation gives a sketch of what that involved. After spending an idyllic year as a Junior Research Fellow at the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at UC Santa Barbara, I took a postdoc in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University with Lee Cronkcollaborating on The Human Generosity Project and splitting my time between Rutgers and the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. Funded by the HGP, I've been investigating the social-relational bases of risk management strategies in Yasawa, Fiji, focusing on networks of risk-pooling reciprocity. I then spent a year as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Jess Tracy's Emotion & Self Lab at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, studying the impact of power on interpersonal attitudes such as contempt. Currently I am continuing to collaborate at UBC while teaching courses in Cultural Psychology and Human Emotions at Simon Fraser University.

Scrutiny from village children
Matthew Gervais,
Dec 10, 2019, 10:06 AM