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Sergey Gavrilets awarded Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008

Guggenheim Fellowships are extremely prestigious. Sergey is a Distinguished Professor at UT, with an appointment shared between Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and Mathematics. His home page can be found here: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (see provides fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields (natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative arts) except the performing arts. The title of Sergey’s Guggenheim proposal is: The social brain hypothesis: coevolution of genes, memes, and social networks. For a list of 2008 Guggeneheim Fellowship recipients, see and