Rob Boyd

External Professor

A longtime SFI External Professor—as well as Origins Professor at Arizona State University's School of Human Evolution and Social Change—Rob received his PhD in ecology at UC Davis. He has taught at Duke and Emory universities. Much of his research focuses on population and dynamic models of culture, and he has published on the evolution of social behavior, especially reciprocity and collective action. He brings a game theory and dynamics approach to questions of cultural evolution.