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Professor of Anthropology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Mathematics, University of Connecticut

Peter Turchin is and evolutionary anthropologist at the University of Connecticut. He is interested in understanding how human societies evolve, and why we see such a staggering degree of inequality in economic performance and effectiveness of governance among nations.


  • 1994–present
    Professor, University of Connecticut

Research Areas

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