Helen E. Fisher, PhD

Helen E. Fisher, PhD, is Research Professor and member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University. She has conducted extensive research on the evolution and future of human sex, love and marriage and gender differences in the brain and behavior. She has written four books: WHY WE LOVE: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love (Henry Holt, 2004); THE FIRST SEX: The Natural Talents of Women and How They are Changing the World (Random House 1999; Ballantine 2000); ANATOMY OF LOVE: The Natural History of Monogamy, Adultery and Divorce (W.W. Norton 1992; Fawcett 1994); THE SEX CONTRACT: The Evolution of Human Behavior (William Morrow l982; Quill in l983).


The 2007 Conference