Ruth Mace

Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology
University College London (UCL)


Ruth Mace

Ruth Mace is interested in a range of questions to do with human behavioural and evolutionary ecology, including the evolution of human social organisation, life history, fertility, and cooperative behaviour. She did her undergraduate degree and DPhil in Zoology at Oxford and then went on to work on evolutionary anthropology and cultural evolution, mostly in the anthropology department at University College London. She was elected a Fellow of The British Academy of Sciences in 2008 and invited to a visiting professorship at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2014.

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University College London (UCL)
Dept of Anthropology, UCL
14 Taviton St, London WC1H 0BW, UK

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