David Sloan Wilson

Background

Born

  • Norwalk, Connecticut 1949

Married

  • Anne B. Clark 1975

Children

  • Katherine Barrett, 1982
  • Tamar Elise, 1987

Education

  • B.A. 1971, University of Rochester (High honors)
  • Ph.D. 1975, Michigan State University

Positions

  • Research Fellow, Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, 1974-1975
  • Research Associate, Department of Zoology, University of Washington 1975-1976
  • Research Associate, Department of Zoology, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), 1975-1976
  • Senior Research Officer, National Research Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (South Africa), 1976-1977
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Studies, University of California, Davis, 1977-1980
  • Assistant Professor, Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, 1980-1982
  • Associate Professor, Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, 1982-1988
  • Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Binghamton, New York 13901, 1988-present
  • Joint appointment with Anthropology, 2001-present

Honors

  • Terry Lectures, Yale University (2005)
  • Charter Lecture, University of Georgia (2004)
  • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities (2003)
  • Vice President, American Society of Naturalists (1996)
  • Editorial Board, Human Behavior and Evolution Society (starting 1996)
  • J.S. Guggenheim fellow (1987)