Annual Meeting, April 2020

Our annual meeting will be held in Los Angeles, California on April 15-17, 2020. Abstract submission is now closed, but pre-registration remains open, and awards luncheon tickets are now available for purchase.

Check out our Annual Meeting page for more information, including local arrangements.


The Human Biology Association is a vibrant nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to supporting and disseminating innovative research and teaching on human biological variation in evolutionary, social, historical, and environmental context worldwide.

We are an interdisciplinary group of scientists including internationally-recognized leaders in the fields of anthropology, anatomy, public health, endocrinology, genetics, nutrition, and numerous other fields.

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As our members are diverse, membership in HBA is diverse in opportunity. The following membership opportunities are available to individuals wishing to join Human Biology Association.

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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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