HBA Statement on Racism and Police Brutality

The HBA is in full agreement with the call to antiracist action letter issued by the AAPA and invite community members to share resources and suggestions on race, racism, and decolonization. Please read our full statement here.


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Book Award

We are delighted to announce the inaugural HBA Book Award, to Prof. Maurizio Meloni for his 2016 monograph, Political Biology: Science and Social Values in Human Heredity from Eugenics to Epigenetics.

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American Journal of Human Biology

The American Journal of Human Biology is the official journal of the Human Biology Association and is published bimonthly online by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

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