Barkow, Jerome H.

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Barkow, Jerome H.

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Jerome H. Barkow is a socio-cultural anthropologist and professor emeritus in Dalhousie's department of sociology and social anthropology, and an honorary professor at Queen's University, Belfast. He received his BA in psychology from Brooklyn College in 1964 and PhD in human development from the University of Chicago in 1970.

Barkow's work has included field research in Nova Scotia, West Africa and Indonesia; his publications are wide-ranging and include the acclaimed Darwin, Sex and Status: Biological Approaches to Mind and Culture (1989). His edited works include The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture (1992), with Leda Cosmides and John Tooby; and Missing the Revolution: Darwinism for Social Scientists (2006).

Barkow served on Dalhousie University's Committee on African Studies in 1969-1970, and organized panels for the fourth annual conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies held at Dalhousie from 27 February- 2 March 1974.


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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology (1966-)

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