Martin Daly is a Professor of Psychology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and author of many influential papers on evolutionary psychology. His current research topics include an evolutionary perspective on risk-taking and interpersonal violence, especially male-male conflict and family violence. He and his wife, the late Margo Wilson, were the former editors-in-chief of the journal Evolution and Human Behavior and former presidents of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society.
He was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1998.
Daly is one of the main researchers of the Cinderella effect, and has been interviewed in the press about it.
(All books co-authored with Margo Wilson)
- Sex, Evolution, and Behaviour (1978)
- Homicide (1988)
- The truth about Cinderella: A Darwinian view of parental love. (1998)