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Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Connecticut

Peter Turchin is Project Leader of Social Complexity and Collapse at Complexity Science Hub Vienna and Professor at the University of Connecticut. He is interested in understanding the evolutionary processes responsible for the emergence of complex societies in human history and the resilience of complex societies to internal and external shocks.


  • 1994–present
    Professor, University of Connecticut

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • History And Archaeology (21)
  • Mathematical Sciences (01)