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British Academy Fellows

Record for: MACE, Professor Ruth

Post: Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, University College London

Specialisms: The evolution of human behaviour and culture, especially demography and anthropology; the evolutionary ecology of reproduction, cultural phylogenetics, and the evolution of co-operative behaviour

Principal publications:
Cooperation is related to dispersal patterns in Sino-Tibetan populations.., Nature communications, 6 8693, 2015
Cooperation and conflict: field experiments in Northern Ireland., Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, 281 (1792), 2014
The rise and fall of political complexity in Island South-East Asia and the Pacific., Nature 467(7317): 801-804, 2010
The evolution of cultural diversity: a phylogenetic approach, 2005

Elected to the Fellowship: 2008 § S3

Website:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/anthropology/people/academic_staff/r_mace