Awards and Credentials
- American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology, 1988
- Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, 1989-90
- American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientist Lecturer, 2001
David Buss, Ph.D.
Dr. Buss conducts research on strategies of human mating, sexual jealousy, sexual motivation, conflict between the sexes, sexual predators, stalking, and motives for murder. Dr. Buss received his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley, and has taught at Harvard University and the University of Michigan. He has authored roughly 300 scientific papers, as well as six books. He is editor of the Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, and is one of the most widely cited psychologists worldwide. Among his most well-cited books are The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating and the first textbook on evolutionary psychology, Evolutionary Psychology: The New Science of the Mind.