Dr. rer. nat.
   Hannes Rusch
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12016Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes,
Gürerk, Özgür
What Makes People Go to War? Defensive Intentions Motivate Retaliatory and Preemptive Intergroup AggressionEvolution and Human Behavior, 37(1):29-34. (doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.06.005)
22016Rusch, Hannes,
Lütge, Christoph
Spillovers from Coordination to Cooperation – Evidence for the Interdependence Hypothesis?Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, in press. (doi: 10.1037/ebs0000066)
32016Rusch, HannesStudies on documented historical cases of civil and war heroism: A mini-reviewHeroism Science, 1(1):1-7.
42015Rusch, Hannes,
Leunissen, Joost M.,
van Vugt, Mark
Historical and Experimental Evidence of Sexual Selection for War HeroismEvolution and Human Behavior, 36(5):367-373. (doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.02.005)
52015Rusch, HannesDo Bankers have Deviant Moral Attitudes? Negative Results from a Tentative SurveyRationality, Markets and Morals 6:6-20.
62014Rusch, HannesThe Evolutionary Interplay of Intergroup Conflict and Altruism in Humans: A Review of Parochial Altruism Theory and Prospects for its ExtensionProceedings B 281(1794):20141539. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1539)
72014Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
Modeling Ecological Success of Common Pool Resource Systems Using Large DatasetsWorld Development 59:93-103. (doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.01.034)
82014Rusch, HannesThe Two Sides of Warfare: An Extended Model of Altruistic Behavior in Ancestral Human Intergroup ConflictHuman Nature 25(3):359-377. (doi: 10.1007/s12110-014-9199-y)
92014Salk, Carl F.,
Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
Comparing Forests Across Climates and Biomes: Qualitative Assessments, Reference Forests, and Regional Inter-ComparisonsPLOS ONE 9(4):e94800. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094800)
102013Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
Using Artificial Neural Networks for the Analysis of Social-Ecological SystemsEcology and Society 18(2). (doi: 10.5751/ES‑05202‑180240)
112013Rusch, HannesAsymmetries in Altruistic Behavior During Violent Intergroup ConflictEvolutionary Psychology 11(5):973-993. (doi: 10.1177/147470491301100504)
122013Rusch, HannesWhat Niche Did Human Cooperativeness Evolve In?Ethics and Politics: A Review of Philosophy 15(2):82-100.
132013Rusch, Hannes,
Voland, Eckart
Evolutionary Aesthetics: An Introduction to Key Concepts and Current IssuesAisthesis 6(2):113-133. (doi: )
142012Frey, Ulrich,
Rusch, Hannes
An Evolutionary Perspective on the Long-Term Efficiency of Costly PunishmentBiology and Philosophy 27(6):811-831. (doi: 10.1007/s10539-012-9327-1)
152016Rusch, Hannes,
Voland, Eckart
Human agricultural economy is, and likely always was, largely based on kinship – Why?Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39:34-35. (doi: 10.1017/S0140525X15001168)
162013Lütge, Christoph,
Rusch, Hannes
The Systematic Place of Morals in Markets [Letter]Science 341 (6147):714. (doi: 10.1126/science.341.6147.714-a)
172015Rusch, Hannes,
Störmer, Charlotte
An Evolutionary Perspective on War HeroismMilitaire Spectator 184(3):140-150.
182014Buschlinger, Wolfgang,
Rusch, Hannes
Erkenntnis als Ergebnis biologischer Entwicklung: Die Grundzüge der Evolutionären Erkenntnistheorie im ÜberblickEthik und Unterricht 2/2014:10-14.
192014Rusch, HannesNaturalistische ZumutungenAufklärung und Kritik 1/2014:103-122.
202016Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes,
Herrmann, Benedikt
Parochial Altruism: Pitfalls and ProspectsResearch Topic in Frontiers in Psychology & Neuroscience, (Editorial: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01004)
212014Lütge, Christoph,
Rusch, Hannes,
Uhl, Matthias
Experimental Ethics: Toward an Empirical Moral PhilosophyBasingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (ISBN: 978-1137409799)
22forthc.Rusch, HannesDarwins dunkles Erbe – Gewaltsame Zwischengruppenkonflikte in der menschlichen Evolution In: Rainer Rosenzweig & Helmut Fink (eds.), Gehirne zwischen Liebe und Krieg, mentis: in press.
23forthc.Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes
Evolved Psychology of WarfareIn: Todd K. Shackelford & Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science,Springer: in press.
242016Rusch, Hannes,
Uhl, Matthias
Order Ethics: An Experimental PerspectiveIn: Christoph Luetge & Nikil Mukerji (eds.), Order Ethics – An Ethical Framework for the Social Market Economy, Springer: 67-78. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-33151-5_5)
252014Dworazik, Niklas,
Rusch, Hannes
A Brief History of Experimental EthicsIn: Christoph Lütge, Hannes Rusch & Matthias Uhl (eds.), Experimental Ethics, Palgrave Macmillan: 38-56.
262014Rusch, HannesPhilosophy as the Behaviorist Views It?In: Christoph Lütge, Hannes Rusch & Matthias Uhl (eds.), Experimental Ethics, Palgrave Macmillan: 264-282.
272014Rusch, Hannes,
Lütge, Christoph,
Voland, Eckart
Experimentelle und Evolutionäre Ethik: Eine neue Synthese in der Moralphilosophie?In: Matthias Maring (ed.), Bereichsethiken im interdisziplinären Dialog, KIT Scientific Publishing: 163-179.
282013Rusch, Hannes,
Frey, Ulrich
Biological and Experimental Perspectives on Self-Interest: Reciprocal Altruism and Genetic Egoism In: Christoph Lütge (ed.), Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics, Springer: 313-335. (doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-1494-6_28)
292010Rusch, HannesNaturalistic ImpositionsIn: Ulrich Frey (ed.), The Nature of God ––– Evolution and Religion, Tectum: 129-157.
302016Kempa, Karol,
Rusch, Hannes
Misconduct and Leader Behaviour in Contests – New Evidence from European Football MAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 29-2016.
312015Rusch, HannesAncestral kinship patterns substantially reduce the negative effect of increasing group size on incentives for public goods provisionUniversity of Cologne, Working Paper Series in Economics No. 82, 2015.
322015Böhm, Robert,
Rusch, Hannes,
Gürerk, Özgür
What Makes People Go to War? Defensive Intentions Motivate Retaliatory and Preemptive Intergroup AggressionMPRA Papers No. 64373
332014Rusch, HannesA Threshold for Biological Altruism in Public Goods Games Played in Groups Including KinMAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 29-2014.
342013Albert, Max,
Rusch, Hannes
Indirect Reciprocity, Golden Opportunities for Defection, and Inclusive ReputationMAGKS Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 29-2013.
352009Buschlinger, Wolfgang,
Conradi, Bettina,
Rusch, Hannes
Philomat / Apparat für weltanschauliche DiagnostikStuttgart: Hirzel (ISBN: 978-3777616339)


2010 Junior lecturer: Philosophy of science Researcher: Philosophy of biology
2011 Researcher: Business ethics Visiting scholar @ IUB
2013 Researcher: Behavioral economics
2014 Research fellow: Business ethics Visiting assistant professor @ UWM &
Guest lecturer @ Frankfurt School
2015 Postdoc:
Business ethics
Assistant professor:
2016 Postdoc:
Public economics