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Geher, G. & Wedberg, N. (2022). Positive Evolutionary Psychology: Darwin’s Guide to Living a Richer Life. New York: Oxford University Press. Flyer with 30% discount code from Oxford! Price is ~$31 with this offer!

Classes for Summer 2024

PSY 363: Evolutionary Psychology

PSY 498: Seminar in Psychology: Positive Evolutionary Psychology

OFFICE HOURS for Summer 2024

Virtual-Only–we will meet at my WebEx Room: 

Hours will take place on the following Wednesdays from 3-5pm (except as noted): 5/29, 6/5 (hours from 2:00-3:15 this day), 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, and Friday, 7/12 

I will post hours for Fall semester as soon as they are available (some time before the start of the semester)

NOTE: I do not make specific scheduled meetings as my hours are “walk-in/first-come-first served.” That said, I do take time constraints into account in an effort to meet with all students who need to meet with me. 

PROCESS FOR VIRTUAL MEETINGS:  To meet with me virtually, you need to email me ( DURING THE TIME WINDOW OF THE HOURS (NOT PRIOR) to let me know that you’re planning to meet with me. And hop into my online WebEx waiting room at the same time (URL for that room is here: Note that my virtual meetings are generally reserved for my Tuesday hours–in-person students get priority over virtual students during the other days. 


Glenn Geher, Ph.D.

Founding Director of Evolutionary Studies

Professor of Psychology

State University of New York at New Paltz

1 Hawk Dr

New Paltz, NY 12561

Office: WH 347

Phone:(845) 257-3091


Homepage (with office hours):


Glenn’s Stuff:

Psychology Today Blog: Darwin’s Subterranean World

Follow me on Twitter @glenngeher

Geher, G., & Hall, S. (2014). Straightforward Statistics: Understanding the Tools of Research. New York: Oxford University Press.

STATS with GLENN – Free videos to go with Straightforward Statistics (Geher & Hall, 2014)

Geher, G. (2019). Own Your Psychology Major! A Guide to Student Success. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (AMAZON LINK HERE)

Wilson, D. S., Geher, G., Mativetsky, H., & Gallup, A. (2019). Darwin’s Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Geher, G. (2014). Evolutionary Psychology 101. New York: Springer.

Geher, G., & Kaufman, S. B. (2013). Mating Intelligence Unleashed. New York: Oxford University Press.


Welcome to the website of Glenn Geher, Professor of Psychology, Founding Director of SUNY New Paltz’s Evolutionary Studies Program (EvoS), co-director of the international Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) Consortium (funded with a grant awarded by the National Science Foundation), and Past President of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS).

Check out our upcoming events at the EvoS Seminar Series Page for the full list of our EvoS Spring Speaker series!

Evolution is nothing more than a “statistical bias in the rate of perpetuation of alternatives.” G. C. Williams (1966, p. 22).

“Even though the cavemen don’t seem like they were having much fun, I bet they were!” M. Geher (2012).