Evan Charney

Evan Charney

Associate Professor of the Practice of Political Science

External Address: 
250 Rubenstein Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90239, Durham, NC 27708-0239
(919) 613-9213
American Politics, Political Theory


  • Ph.D., Harvard University 2000
  • M.A., Harvard University 1996
  • M.A., Harvard University 1993
  • B.A., CUNY Hunter College 1987

Charney, E. "Genetics and the Life Course." Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, January 1, 2015. (Chapter) Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Genes, behavior, and behavior genetics." Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Cognitive science 8.1-2 (January 2017). (Review) Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Liberal bias and the five-factor model." The Behavioral and brain sciences 38 (January 2015): e139-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Conservatives, liberals, and "the negative"." The Behavioral and brain sciences 37.3 (June 2014): 310-311. Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Can tasks be inherently boring?." Behav Brain Sci 36.6 (December 2013): 684-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Alford, CF, Rasmussen, C, Thiele, LP, Charney, E, and Gunnell, JG. "Man Is by Nature a Political Animal: Evolution, Biology, and Politics." PERSPECTIVES ON POLITICS 11.2 (June 2013): 549-565. Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E, and English, W. "Genopolitics and the science of genetics." American Political Science Review 107.2 (January 1, 2013): 382-395. Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Cytoplasmic Inheritance Redux." Advances in Child Development and Behavior 44 (2013): 225-255. Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Behavior Genetics and Post Genomics." Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35.6 (December 2012): 1-80. (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Behavior genetics and postgenomics." The Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35.5 (October 2012): 331-358. Full Text Open Access Copy

Charney, E. "Author’s response: Humans, fruit flies, and automatons." Behav Brain Sci 35.5 (October 2012): 381-410.