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About the Author
David P. Barash is a Professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Psychology (Ph.D. Zoology, U.W. Madison, 1970). Prolific author in the areas of peace studies, violence, antinuclear activism, and evolutionary psychology, gender and fidelity studies. He is the author of 25 books and more than 200 journal articles, and has been instrumental in establishing Peace Studies as a legitimate academic discipline. Recent works include Natural Selections: Honest Liars, Selfish Altruists and Other Realities of Evolution (Bellevue Literary Press, 2007); Madame Bovary's Ovaries: A Darwinian Look at Literature (Delacorte, 2005); The Survival Game: How Game Theory Explains Cooperation and Competition (Holt/Times Books, 2003); with wife Judith Lipton, Gender Gap: The Biology of Male-Female Differences (Transnational Pub, 2002); The Myth of Monogamy (W.H. Freeman, 2001; Paper Holt/Times Books, 2002).