John Templeton Foundation

Paul Wason

2018

Paul Wason is responsible for developing research initiatives investigating the evolution and fundamental nature of life, humanity, and mind as they relate to meaning and purpose. Specializing in cultural evolution and prehistory, Paul received his doctorate from Stony Brook University and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bates College. His research on inequality, cultural evolution, and archaeological theory has been published as The Archaeology of Rank (1994), and in various articles.