Martin Nowak

Director of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics
Harvard University

What He Studies

How the competition of natural selection can lead to cooperative behavior — and “nice guys finish first.”

in the news

Cooperating With the Future

We wanted to find out whether people, when faced with the option to keep resources for themselves or to pass them on to future generations, would look out only for themselves—or if, at their own cost, they would provide for people in the future whom they would never meet.
— Practical Ethics


Tomorrow Isn’t Such a Long Time

Research uncovers a path to future-conscious decisions.
— Harvard Gazette



Program for Evolutionary Dynamics
Harvard University
One Brattle Square, Suite 6
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Phone: 617-496-4737
Fax: 617-496-4629

Altruism & Cooperation experts