Christopher Boehm is a professor of biological sciences and anthropology at University of Southern California, and is director of the Goodall Research Center. He has been a recipient of fellowships from the Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the School of Advanced Research, and has been awarded the Stirling Prize in Psychological Anthropology. Boehm has done fieldwork with Navajo Indians, tribal Serbs in Montenegro, and wild chimpanzees working at Gombe National Park. His interests include political and moral evolution, and hunter-gatherer sociopolitics. Presently he is developing a large-scale database on these foragers.