Finding—and creating—happiness


Jay Phelan

Jay Phelan has been on the faculty of the UCLA Life Sciences Core Program since 1997, specializing in evolutionary biology, human behavior, and genetics. He received a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard in 1995, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Yale and UCLA. He is co-author of the international bestseller, Mean Genes (Basic Books), and the author of the textbook What is Life? A Guide to Biology (Macmillan), as well as dozens of technical publications in biology and science education.