Joeri Witteveen obtained his liberal arts undergraduate degree from University College Maastricht, the Netherlands, in 2006. He took courses towards his degree at the University of California, Berkeley. In September 2007 he finished his work on theories of cultural evolution for the MSc in Philosophy of the Social Sciences at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is currently pursuing a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge. He will be writing his doctoral thesis at the KLI until April 2012.