Mark Prokosch

Mark Prokosch

125 Nightingale
(617) 373-3509 (office)
(617) 373-8714 (fax)

Curriculum vitae (pdf)


Dr. Prokosch primarily conducts research in the area of evolutionary psychology. His work focuses on the dynamics of human mate preferences as well as inquiries into the adaptive function of cognitive traits such as intelligence, language, and creativity.


Dr. Prokosch has taught at several colleges and universities since earning his Ph.D. including UC Davis, Elon University, and Wellesley College. He has been teaching at Northeastern since 2011. He specializes in teaching topics in psychology at both a foundational level and at an advanced level including special topics in evolution, animal behavior, social cognition, and behavioral neuroscience.

Frequently Taught Courses:

  • Foundations of Psychology
  • Honors Foundations of Psychology
  • Seminar in Social Psychology
  • Seminar in Biological Psychology
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