Richard Wrangham is the Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University where he has taught since 1989. Since 1987, Wrangham has studied wild chimpanzee behavior in Kibale National Park, Uganda. He has conducted extensive research on primate ecology, nutrition, and social behavior. Wrangham is best known for his work on the evolution of human warfare, described in the book Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence (Houghton Mifflin, 1996), and on the role of cooking in human evolution, described in the book Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human (Basic Books, 2010). Together with Elizabeth Ross, he co-founded the Kasiisi Project in 1997, and serves as a patron of the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP).