Erika Milam
Professor of History, Princeton University

Erika Lorraine Milam is professor of history at Princeton University in New Jersey. Her latest book is Creatures of Cain: The Hunt for Human Nature in Cold War America (2019).

Written by Erika Milam

Artwork from the Look and Learn series of children’s books c1970. Photo © Look and Learn

Human evolution
The hunt for human nature

We still live in the long shadow of Man-the-Hunter: a midcentury theory of human origins soaked in strife and violence

Erika Lorraine Milam