Carles Salazar has a degree in Law and Contemporary History at the University of Barcelona, MPhil and PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge. He is Full Professor of Social Anthropology at University of Lleida. He has been visiting professor at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (2002), École des Haute Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (2003), National University of Ireland, Galway (2009 and 2011) and London School of Economics and Political Science (2017). He has done research on forms of cooperation, religious beliefs, kinship and family structure, history of sexuality, history of anthropology and cultural understanding of biomedicine and genetics. His main research topic is the study of culture from a cognitive and evolutionary perspective. His latest publications include Explaining Human Diversity. Cultures, Minds, Evolution (London: Routledge):