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Mark van Vugt

Mark van Vugt is Professor of Evolutionary Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology at the VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands. A leading authority on the evolutionary origins of leadership, he has worked with major figures in evolutionary biology and his research has been reported all over the world in both print and broadcast media. He has been featured in the Times and New Scientist, and has talked about his work on BBC Radio 4 and CNN and ABC television. He regularly gives lectures to research departments and business schools in Europe and the US.