Robert Kurzban is a Published Author and Freelance Writer as well as the Founder & CEO of RE: Writers from Poughkeepsie, NY. He has published numerous articles, journals and books that discuss social concepts. Additionally, he stands as Director of Development for the Garces Foundation.
Director of Development
Robert Kurzban initially joined the Garces Foundation team as a Grants Coordinator. Having maintained a plethora of grant writing positions throughout his career, the role was a natural fit for the writer. As the Garces Foundation continues to expand its reach in the community, Robert Kurzban has deeply valued the opportunity to contribute to the nonprofit’s growth. His hand in that growth has since been solidified with his promotion to Director of Development. Working directly with his colleagues, this role plays on Robert Kurzban’s wealth of knowledge in strategic planning, nonprofit development and fundraising.
Robert Kurzban has a knack for highlighting the relevance of age old ideas in the modern era. In his view, social concepts are inherently cyclical, with the past often predicting the future.
Kurzban has contributed to a number of publications. His research-backed texts analyze the mind’s design while considering the influence of modern society. Clear, witty and rich in verified research, his writing motivates readers to dive into their own ‘why’ behind their beliefs and behaviors.
Specifically, Robert Kurzban’s experiences in writing have included:
- Contributing to technical scientific journals
- Publishing articles, blog posts and Op-Eds
- Authoring, co-authoring and editing seven books
- Writing and editing grants for non-profit organizations
- Publishing over 100 peer-reviewed texts
Revered for his published works, his contributions have been cited over 10,000 times on Google Scholar.
In 2014, he partnered with fellow writer, Jason Weeden to co-author The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind: How Self-Interest Shapes our Opinions and Why We Won’t Admit It. The book calls into question our true motivations behind our political views. Tapping into the ‘why,’ Hidden Agenda highlights the driving force behind our beliefs. Rather than inflating one party’s stance over the other, Robert Kurzban and Jason Weeden’s text dives into the whisper that guides our votes: self-interest. Diligently disruptive and uniquely unabashed, Hidden Agenda delves into hot-button issues of the current political generation, from immigration to affirmative action, abortion, and beyond. Are our choices in candidates governed by outside forces or by our own silent design?
With the presidential election on the horizon, our political minds are certain to readjust once again. Dive into Jason Weeden and Robert Kurzban’s discussion before visiting the polls.
Robert Kurzban has been through the journey of publication numerous times. He is happy to assist aspiring authors looking to take their first daring leap into the process. On a freelance basis, he is available to advise writers seeking publication online and in print. His team at RE: Writers also provides writing services to non-profit organizations in the form of grant proposal development.
You can also find Robert Kurzban on the Bartering Exhange Network providing proofreading, editing, and publishing consulting services.
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