|Gilbert Gottlieb, Ph.D., former Head and Excellence Foundation
Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is
a Research Professor of Psychology in the Center for Developmental
Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Gottlieb
is a comparative developmental psychobiologist whose research
explores prenatal influences on species-typical behavior in non-human
animals. He has been President of the International Society
for Developmental Psychobiology, a guest of the Czechoslovak and
of the USSR Academy of Sciences, an advisor to the German National
Science Foundation, a U.S. delegate to the International Ethological
Congress Committee, and has taught nationally and internationally.
He is the 1997 recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution
Award from the Society for Research in Child Development. His
1997 book Synthesizing Nature-Nurture: Prenatal Roots of Instinctive
Behavior won the Eleanor Maccoby Book Award of the American
Psychological Association. He can be e-mailed at Gottlieb@email.unc.edu.