Jennifer Jacquet

New York University

Jennifer Jacquet is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at NYU. She is an environmental scientist interested in human cooperation, with specific interests in overfishing and climate change. Her book about the evolution, function, and future of the use of social disapproval, Is Shame Necessary?, is due out in early 2015. She formerly wrote the guilty planet blog at Scientific American, and contributes to Edge.org.

Jennifer Jacquet is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at NYU. She is an environmental scientist interested in human cooperation, with specific interests in overfishing and climate change. Her book about the evolution, function, and future of the use of social disapproval, Is Shame Necessary?, is due out in early 2015. She formerly wrote the guilty planet blog at Scientific American, and contributes to Edge.org.