Who We Are

Editorial Board

Prof. Peter Turchin (UConn, EI), founding editor, overall coordinator, editor for social complexity and warfare
Prof. Harvey Whitehouse (Oxford), founding editor and editor for ritual variables
Dr. Pieter François (Hertfordshire, Oxford), founding editor and historical coordinator
Dr. Thomas E. Currie (Exeter), editor for resources, agriculture, and population variables
Dr. Kevin C. Feeney (Trinity College Dublin), editor for information technology

Consultants

Prof. Christopher Chase-Dunn (UC Riverside): settlement and polity sizes and locations
Prof. Jack A. Goldstone (George Mason): institutions, economic and political development
Prof. J. G. Manning (Yale): social science history
Prof. Peter N. Peregrine (Lawrence): archaeology
Dr. Frances Reynolds (University of Oxford): rituals
Prof. Peter J. Richerson (UC Davis): cultural evolution, institutions
Prof. Enrico Spolaore (Tufts): institutions, economic development
Prof. Romain Wacziarg (UCLA): institutions, economic development
Prof. Douglas R. White (UC Irvine): database development, statistical analysis
Prof. David S. Wilson (Binghamton): evolutionary science
Prof. Jan Luiten van Zanden (Universiteit Utrecht): economic development
Prof. Jutta Bolt (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen): economic development
Joe Brewer (Evolution Institute): communication and outreach
James Bennett (University of Washington): information technology, mathematical models
Prof. Sergey Gavrilets (NIMBioS, University of Tennessee): social and biological evolution, mathematical models

Regional Editors

Egypt: Prof. J. G. Manning (Ancient); Prof. Andrey Korotayev (Islamic)
Mesopotamia: Prof. Arkadiusz Marciniak (Neolithic)
Eastern Mediterranean: Dr. Johannes Preiser-Kapeller (Late Antiquity)
Mongolia: Prof. Nikolay Kradin
Northern China: Dr. Daniel Hoyer
Latium: Dr. Daniel Hoyer (Ancient)
Cambodian Basin: Dr. Daniel Mullins
Susiana: Dr. Alessio Palmisano
Oaxaca: Prof. Charles Spencer
Low-Complexity NGAs: Dr. Daniel Mullins
Galilee: Dr. Oren Litwin
Crete: Dr. Kostis Christakis

Project Coordinators

Jill Levine (2015–present)
Brittany Sears (2014–2015)

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Bojan Božić (2015–present)
Christina Collins (2015–present)
Daniel Hoyer (2014–present)
Daniel Mullins (2015–present)
Gavin Mendel-Gleason (2015–present)
Marta Bartkowiak (2015–present)
Pieter François (2011–2014)
Stephanie Grohmann (2015–present)
Pat Savage (2017-present)

Graduate Students Associated with the Project

Alice Williams
Rudolf Cesaretti

Research Assistants

Current

Edward Turner, Principal RA
Agathe Dupeyron
Enrico Cioni
Eva Brandl
Greine Jordan
Jenny Reddish
Odhran Gavin
Alessandro Ceccarelli

Past

Afra Tayfur
Alice Williams
Anke Marshe
Caroline Ivimey-Parr
Charlotte Field
Erin Petrella
Hiroko Inoue
Heba Hesham Abdelgawad
Jade Whitlam
Jennifer Bates
Joe Figliuolo
Lulu (Po-Ju) Tuan
Marta Bartkowiak
Michael Gantley
Peter Rudiak-Gould
Robert Harding
Rosalind Purcell
Rudolf Cesaretti
Stephen Duane Dean Junior
Tess Bennett
Veronica Walker
Will Farrell

Volunteers

Alec Vulfson
Ekaterina Derbilova
Hugh Bennett
Jacqueline Parziale
Laura Courchesne
Olga Turchin (social media)
Rudolf Cesaretti
Lindsay Grandison