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2014 Annual Meeting Updates

Download the 2014 Annual Meeting Program.

Local Attractions in Calgary: Museums, skiing, dog sledding and more!

2014 Awards Luncheon

You are cordially invited to join your colleagues in honoring the 2014 Award recipients at the Annual Awards Luncheon at the Meetings in Calgary on Thursday, April 10th.

  • Franz Boas Distinguished Achievement Award: Dr. Darna L. Dufour
  • Michael A. Little Early Career Award: Dr. Amanda L. Thompson
  • E. E. Hunt, Jr. Graduate Student Award: to be announced
  • Hilde Spielvogel Award for Outstanding Presentation by an Undergraduate Student: TBA

Awards will be presented by HBA President, Dr. Deborah L. Crooks.

Sharpen your Toolkit!

The American Journal of Human Biology is now publishing a series of open-access review papers (link) providing up to the moment developments on field and laboratory research methods useful for human biologists. The "Toolkit: Methods in Human Biology" series is updated as new papers are published.

2013 Michael A. Little Early Career Award

The Michael A. Little Early Career Award, established in 2013, recognizes a member of the Human Biology Association, in the early years of her or his career, for a significant contribution to the field of human biology and the promise of future significant contributions. The award is open to all HBA Fellows with a PhD, and is not limited to those in academic employment. More info on the Michael A. Little Career Award can be found here.

Josh Snodgrass

Dr. Josh Snodgrass received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 2004 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago Institute for Mind and Biology in 2005.  Snodgrass is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon.  Snodgrass’s research focuses on human health and adaptation at the intersection of human physiology, evolutionary biology, nutritional sciences, epidemiology, and the social/behavioral sciences.

Barbara Piperata

Dr. Barbara Piperata received her PhD from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2005 and is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology at The Ohio State University. Her research applies life history theory and a biocultural approach to the study of human ecology, reproduction, nutritional ecology, and food security.