Academic positions

  • 2015-present, Associate Professor in Cultural Evolution, Human Behaviour and Cultural Evolution Group, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus)

  • 2012-2015, Reader in Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Durham University

  • 2008-2012, Lecturer [US Assistant Professor equivalent] in Psychology, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London

Postdoctoral positions

  • 2007-2008, Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge

  • 2006-2007, Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia

  • 2005-2006, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia


  • 2002-2005: PhD, "The Transmission and Evolution of Human Culture", School of Psychology, University of St Andrews

  • 2001-2002: MSc Evolutionary Psychology, University of Liverpool

  • 1998-2001: BSc Psychology, University College London

Awards / positions