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Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Glenn Geher, David Sloan Wilson, Hadassah Head, and Andrew Gallup


This book integrates the vast literature in the interdisciplinary field of Evolutionary Studies (EvoS), providing clear examples of how evolutionary concepts relate to all facets of life. It provides chapters dedicated to the processes associated with an EvoS education, including examples of how an interdisciplinary approach to evolutionary theory has been implemented successfully at various colleges and universities and in degree programs. Chapters outline a variety of applications to an evolution education, including improved sustainable development, medical practices, and creative and criti ... More

Keywords: evolution, evolutionary studies, darwinism, evolution education, interdisciplinary studies, evolutionary psychology, evolutionary anthropology, evolutionary biology, evolutionary medicine, health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190624965
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190624965.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Glenn Geher, editor
Director of Evolutionary Studies, Chair and Professor of Psychology, State University of New York at New Paltz

David Sloan Wilson, editor
SUNY Distinguished Professor, Departments of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University

Hadassah Head, editor
Software Quality Engineer, Universal Instruments

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Section 1 Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Chapter 1 Darwinian-Inspired Curricula

Glenn Geher, David Sloan Wilson, Andrew C. Gallup, Hadassah Mativetsky, and Richard H. Holler

Chapter 2 Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Glenn Geher, Rosemarie Sokol-Chang, Jennifer Waldo, David Sloan Wilson, and Hadassah Mativetsky

Chapter 4 The Evolutionary Studies Program

Nicole Wedberg, Kian Betancourt, Richard H. Holler, and Vania Rolón

Section 2 Evolutionary Studies Embodied within Disciplines

Chapter 6 Charles Darwin and Selection in Relation to Sex in the Colors of Monkeys

Sandra Winters, Megan Petersdorf, and James P. Higham

Chapter 7 The New Human Science

Joanne Souza and Paul M. Bingham

Section 3 Applied Evolutionary Studies

Chapter 15 How Evolutionary Studies Enables People to Think Outside the Box

Gordon G. Gallup Jr., Jennifer A. Stolz, Rebecca L. Burch, and Jennifer A. Bremser

Chapter 16 The “EvoS Effect”

Richard A. Kauffman Jr., Ian F. MacDonald, and David Sloan Wilson

Chapter 18 Reconciling Evolution with a Christian Identity

Patricia H. Hawley, Rachael K. Phillips, and Matthew S. Olson

Chapter 19 The Evolutionary Studies Summer Institute at New Paltz

Glenn Geher, Aileen Toback, and Nicole Wedberg

Chapter 20 Teaching Evolution across the Curriculum

David Sloan Wilson, Glenn Geher, Andrew C. Gallup, and Hadassah Mativetsky

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