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The EWU President’s Forum for Critical Thought is a lecture series presented by the Daniel and Margaret Carper Foundation.

Frans De Waal

Frans de Waal

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2 p.m., Walter & Myrtle Powers Reading Room, Hargreaves Hall room 201, Cheney
EWU Campus event for students, faculty and staff

7 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, Spokane
Lecture and book signing
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. - Free public admission

Frans B.M. de Waal, PhD, is a Dutch/American biologist and one of the world’s best-known primatologists. de Waal began working with chimpanzees at the Yerkes Research Center and their close relatives, bonobos, at the San Diego Zoo in the 1980s. In 1991, he accepted a joint position at Yerkes and in the psychology department of Emory University.

His interests include cultural learning, behavioral economics, empathy, communication, social reciprocity and conflict-resolution in primates, as well as the origins of morality and justice in human society.

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