Recent and Forthcoming Lectures/EventsJune 21, 2012 Keynote Address, [PDF] June 21. 2012 American Primatological Society, Sacramento, California
2013 Interview of Professor Jared Diamond, Kentucky Author Forum. Available online.
April 1-5, 2013, Speaker, Patten Lectures, Indiana University. Available online.
April 22, 2013, Ipsen Conference, Paris, France. Available online.
Recent Articles for General Readers2010 Myths, monkeys and motherhood: A compromising life. In Lee Drickamer and Donald Dewsbury (eds.), Leaders of Animal Behavior: The Next Generation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available online. [PDF]
2009 Meet the alloparents. Natural History (April):24-29. Available online.
Photo by Noel Rowe
2009 Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding.
Lecture, Forum Network, posted November 18, 2009. [Video]
2009 High Five with Sarah Hrdy (Paleolithic Art). Forbes.com, edited by Hana R. Alberts. Available online.
Cucutini Figurine. Photo © Dan Hrdy
2008 Darwinism, Social Darwinism, and the “Supreme Function” of Mothers. Anthro Notes 29(2):10–14. American Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. [PDF]
2008 Cooperative breeding and the paradox of facultative fathering. In Robert Bridges (ed.), The Neurobiology of Parental Care, pp. 405–14. New York: Academic Press.
2007 Daddy dearest: What science tells about fatherhood, with Mary Batten. Time Magazine (June 18):60–61. Available online.
· · My first article, written for Ed Wilson's 1972 Seminar on whether there could be a science
1976 The care and exploitation of nonhuman primate infants by conspecifics other than the mother. In J. S. Rosenblatt, R. Hinde, E. Shaw, C. Beer (eds.), Advances in the Study of Behavior 6, pp. 101–58. New York: Academic Press. PDF
· · Only co-authored article with Dan, on inverse relationship between rank and female
1976 Hierarchical relations among female Hanuman langurs (Primates: Colobinae, Presbytis entellus), by S. Hrdy and D. Hrdy. Science 193:913–15.
· · My favorite essay, written for the only specifically feminist workshop I ever attended:
1986 Empathy, polyandry and the myth of the coy female. In Ruth Bleier (ed.), Feminist Approaches to Science, pp. 119–46. New York: Pergamon. Reprinted in Janet A. Kourany (ed.), The Gender of Science, pp. 171–91. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall, 2002; reprinted in Elliott Sober (ed.), Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology, pp. 131–59. Cambridge: Bradford Books of MIT Press, 2006. PDF