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Debra Lieberman

Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Miami

Dr. Debra Lieberman is Professor and has served as Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs and Research in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Dr. Lieberman earned a BS in Biochemistry from SUNY Binghamton and a PhD in Psychology at the Center for Evolutionary Psychology at UCSB. Her research aims to understand how evolution has shaped the social mind and includes work on kinship, cooperation, sexuality, groups, morality, and emotions. She has published in several top tier journals including Nature, PNAS, Proceedings B, JPSP, and Psych Science.  She is co-author of Objection: Disgust, Morality and the Law published by Oxford University Press in 2018 and she currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for the journal Evolution and Human Behavior.