Social Structures in an Evolutionary Framework
Intersection between social structure, social behavior, and evolution. Role of social and historical factors in promoting evolutionary change and the evolutionary history of social structures themselves, with an emphasis on humans and other primates. Topics include: evolution in modern human societies, evolutionary demography, genetic signatures of social and cultural change, the genetics of socially relevant traits, and social environmental effects on health. Open only to students in the FOCUS program. One course.