Agustín Fuentes

Agustín Fuentes

Research Mentor


Agustín Fuentes, trained in Zoology and Anthropology, is a Professor of Anthropology at Princeton. His current explorations include the roles of creativity and imagination in human evolution, multispecies anthropology, evolutionary theory, and the structures of race and racism. Fuentes’ recent books include Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths About Human Nature (U of California), Conversations on Human Nature(s) (Routledge), The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional (Dutton), and Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way of Being (Yale).