Peter Richerson

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

Unit
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

3146A Wickson Hall
Bio

Profile Introduction

Cultural evolution, animal social learning, mathematical models

Research Interests

Cultural evolution, animal social learning, mathematical models

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Animal Behavior

Specialties / Focus

  • Behavior Ecology and Sociobiology

Degrees

  • 1969 PhD Zoology University of California, Davis

Publications

Lien-Siang Chou, Marsh RE and PJ Richerson. 2000. Constraints on social transmission of food selection in roof rats, Rattus rattus. Zoologica Taiwanica. 11:95-109

Leland KN, PJ Richerson, and R Boyd. 1996. Developing a theory of animal social learning. In: Social Learning in Animals: The Roots of Culture. San Diego Academic Press:Ch 7

Boyd R and PJ Richerson. 1996. Why culture is common, but cultural evolution is rare. Proc British Academy. 88:77-93

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