Melvin Konner

Melvin Konner is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology@Emory University. He is the author of, among other books, The Evolution of Childhood: Relationships, Emotion, Mind (Harvard University Press, 2010), The Jewish Body (Shocken, 2009); The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit, 2nd edition, revised and updated (Times Books, 2002); Becoming a Doctor (Viking 1987); and Childhood Evolving: Relationships, Emotion, and Mind (forthcoming from Harvard University Press). Website: