The Evolving Father
How fatherhood differs across cultures and through time
Peter B. Gray Ph.D., Kermyt G. Anderson Ph.D.
There are many temptations to organize our life around the experience of earlier trauma. But that may short-change the future—which starts by our envisioning something better.
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Peter B. Gray, Ph.D., is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the co-author of Fatherhood.
Kermyt G. Anderson, Ph.D., is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oklahoma. He is the co-author of Fatherhood.
When did features of human paternal care evolve? How does an evolutionary perspective inform aspects of being a father today? How do fathers vary cross-culturally? These are some of the questions we address, all within an integrative and overarching evolutionary framework.