2020 Diversity Initiative

Our new initiative seeks to bring additional and diverse voices to current HBA membership, by covering the membership fees of younger scholars from minority and/or international backgrounds to join the HBA for a period of two years. Please read more and donate here.


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.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome!

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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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Community-Building and Networking

We are delighted to announce our inaugural Community-Building and Networking program, which seeks to increase student involvement in the HBA and to connect pre- and post-doctoral students more closely with faculty members.

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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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