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evolutionary biologist , anthropology educator

Robert L. Trivers, American bioscience and anthropology educator, evolutionary biologist, sociobiologist. Achievements include fundamental analysis of social evolution, conflict and cooperation among animals, which laid the foundation for modern sociobiology. Named one of 100 Greatest Thinkers and Scientists of the 20th Century, Time magazine; recipient Crafoord prize in Biosciences, Royal Swedish Academy Sciences, 2007.

Background

Trivers, Robert L. was born on February 19, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Harvard University, 1965.

Career

Faculty Harvard University, 1973—1978, University California, Santa Cruz, 1978—1994. Professor anthropology and biological sciences, department anthropology Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Senior scientist The Rutgers Jamaican Symmetry Project, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include fundamental analysis of social evolution, conflict and cooperation among animals, which laid the foundation for modern sociobiology.

Works

Connections

Children: Jonathan, Natasha, Natalia, Alelia, Aubrey.

children:
Jonathan Trivers

Natasha Trivers

Natalia Trivers

Alelia Trivers

Aubrey Trivers