Joseph Henrich

Dr. Joseph Henrich

Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology
Former HEB Departmental Chair 2018-2022
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Joseph Henrich's research focuses on evolutionary approaches to psychology, decision-making and culture, and includes topics related to cultural learning, cultural evolution, culture-gene coevolution, human sociality, prestige, leadership, large-scale cooperation, religion and the emergence of complex human institutions. Methodologically, he integrates ethnographic tools from anthropology with experimental techniques drawn from psychology and economics. His area interests include Amazonia, Chile and Fiji.

Contact Information

Office Location:
Museum of Comparative Zoology 533D
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Mailing Address:
Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-8640