Doug Jones portrait
  • Associate Professor, Anthropology Department

Presentations

  • Marriage rules and moral grammar. Workshop on Kinship, Cognition, and Practice, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle an der Salle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Kinship core cognition. Workshop on Kinship, Cognition, and Practice, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle an der Salle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2016.
  • From core cognition to kinship. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/2016.
  • Kinship core cognition. Northwest Ecology, Evolution, and Human Behavior Symposium, Boise, Idaho. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Kinship, reputation and rules. Plenary Adress. Northwest Evolution, Ecology, and Human Behavior Symposium. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Genes, norms, and uniquely human kinship. Anthropology Seminar Series, University of Utah. Presentation, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Socially enforced nepotism. Northwest Evolution, Ecology, and Human Behavior Symposium. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Kinship, marriage rules, and the “moral grammar” hypothesis. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/2012.
  • 2 1/2 cycles: The evolution of social complexity over the medium-long run. Modeling Social Complexity Workshop. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS). University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Linguistic grammar and moral grammar: The case of kinship. Special session on Optimality Theory as a General Cognitive Architecture. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2011.
  • "The matrilocal tribe: An organization of demic expansion". American Association of Anthropology, Annual meeting, Special session on kinship. Conference Paper, Presented, 2009.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Brazil

Publications

  • Jones, Doug. The moral grammar of marriage rules. International Journal of Language and Culture. (Resubmission of requested revision, 01/2017). Revise/resubmit(1), 12/2016.
  • Jones, Doug. Kin Selection and ethnic group selection. Evolution and Human Behavior. Submitted, 12/2016.
  • Jones, Doug. Kinship in mind: Three approaches. in Kinship and Descent: A festschrift for Harold Scheffler. Warren Shapiro, editor, Australian University Press. In press, 07/2016.
  • Jones, Doug. 2016. Socially enforced nepotism: How norms and reputation can amplify kin altruism. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0155596. doi:10.1371/journal.pone/0155596. Published, 06/15/2016.
  • Doug Jones. Kinship in mind: Three approaches. in Kinship and Descent: A Festschrift for Harold Scheffler. Warren Shapiro, ed. submitted American Philosophical Society. Submitted, 01/2015.
  • Review of Crow-Omaha: New Light on a Classic Problem of Kinship Analysis (Thomas Trautmann and Peter M. Whitely, editors, 2012, Tucson: University of Arizona Press) in Anthropos 109(2):745-746. Published, 09/2014.
  • Modes of interaction and social glue. A comment on "Three wishes for the world" (Harvey Whitehouse) Cliodynamics 4(2):311-313. Published, 07/2013.
  • History and group consciousness. Social Evolution Forum. Published, 07/16/2012.
    http://socialevolutionforum.com/2012/07/16/
  • Kinship. Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 2nd edition. V. S. Ramachandran, editor. New York: Academic Press. Published, 03/2012.
  • The matrilocal tribe: An organization of demic expansion. Human Nature 22(2):177-200. Published, 04/2011.
    http://www.springerlink.com/index/v4388un116wk2w1u...
  • "Grammars of kinship and color: Cognitive universals and optimal communication", in Kinship, Language, and Prehistory: Per Hage and the Renaissance in Kinship Studies. University of Utah Press. Doug Jones and Bojka Milicic, editors pp. 196-211. Published, 12/2010.
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  • "Per Hage and the renaissance in kinship studies", Bojka Milicic, coauthor, in Kinship, Language, and Prehistory: Per Hage and the Renaissance in Kinship Studies. University of Utah Press. Doug Jones and Bojka Milicic, editors pp. 3-10. Published, 12/2010.
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  • Kinship, Language, and Prehistory: Per Hage and the Renaissance in Kinship Studies. University of Utah Press (coeditor Bojka Milicic). Published, 12/2010.
    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-...
  • Kinship. in International Encyclopedia of Human Behavior. V. S. Ramachandran, ed. Accepted, 11/2010.
  • Human kinship, from conceptual structure to grammar. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33(5):367-416 (with BBS commentary). Published, 10/2010.
    http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A790r13f
  • "Looks, and living kinds: Varieties of racial cognition in Bahia, Brazil". Journal of Cognition and Culture 9(3):247-269. Published, 2009.
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