SoS 168 – Chronotyping Night Owls and Morning Larks with Dr. Kristen Knutson

June 13, 2022By Alexandra NiclouCircadian rhythms, Health, Season 4, Sleep No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 168 – Chronotyping Night Owls and Morning Larks with Dr. Kristen Knutson Our last guest of the season is Dr. Kristen Knuston, an Associate Professor of Neurology (Sleep Medicine)and Preventative Medicine (Epidemiology) at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Knutson studies the associations between sleep, circadian rhythms, and health. She … Read More

SoS 165 – Maternal Stress from a Doula’s Perspective with Dr. Holly Horan

May 23, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPuerto Rico, Reproductive health, Season 4, Stress No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 165 – Maternal Stress from a Doula’s Perspective with Dr. Holly Horan Dr. Holly Horan is a clinical, bicultural, and medical anthropologist at the University of Alabama studying how lived experiences contribute to perinatal health and birth outcomes . She chats with Chris and Cara about how her experience as … Read More

SoS 163 – Bringing Feminist Theory to Bio Anth with Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn

May 9, 2022By Alexandra NiclouFeminist theory, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 163 – Bringing Feminist Theory to Bio Anth with Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn This week’s guest is Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn, an Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Southern Maine. Dr. Shattuck-Heidorn is also the Director of Engaged Communications at the Harvard GenderSci Lab. She tells Chris … Read More

SoS 160 – Interrogating the Structure of Modernity with Dr. Adam Van Arsdale

April 18, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPaleoanthropology, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 160 – Interrogating the Structure of Modernity with Dr. Adam Van Arsdale Dr. Adam Van Arsdale, a Professor of Anthropology at Wellesley College, chats with Chris and Cara about why and how we need to rethink the way human anatomical evolution is taught. He discusses his recent presentations at the … Read More

SoS 159 – Homo erectus the Scavenger? with Dr. Briana Pobiner

April 11, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPaleoanthropology, Paleodiet, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 159 – Homo erectus the Scavenger? with Dr. Briana Pobiner Dr. Briana Pobiner is a paleoanthropologist and Education Program specialist at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. She chats with Chris and Cara about her research on the evolution of human diets and the possibility that Homo erectus may … Read More

SoS 154 – The Intricacies of Immunity with Dr. Thomas McDade

February 28, 2022By Alexandra NiclouBiomarkers, COVID19, Immune function, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 154 – The Intricacies of Immunity with Dr. Thomas McDade Dr. Thomas McDade, Professor of Anthropology at Northwestern University discusses why inflammation should not simply be branded a secret killer. He also chats with Chris and Cara about his ongoing research on the differences in antibody responses to COVID-19 infection … Read More

SoS 152 – Bringing Anthropology to Public Health with Dr. Stephanie McClure

February 14, 2022By Alexandra NiclouHealth, Medical anthropology, Public health, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 152 – Bringing Anthropology to Public Health with Dr. Stephanie McClure In today’s episode Chris and Cara talk to Dr. Stephanie McClure, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alabama. Dr. McClure talks about the importance and the benefits of bringing anthropology to public health as … Read More

SoS 150 – On “Racism, Not Race” with Drs. Joseph Graves and Alan Goodman

January 31, 2022By Alexandra NiclouRace, Racism, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 150 – On “Racism, Not Race” with Drs. Joseph Graves and Alan Goodman Evolutionary biologist Dr. Joseph L. Graves Jr. (North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University) and biological anthropologist Dr. Alan Goodman (Hampshire College)discuss their new book “Racism, Not Race” with Chris and Cara. They talk about how their … Read More