Human Biology Association · SoS 89- An Excerpt from Famished with Dr. Rebecca Lester This week we continue our series featuring book excerpts read by previous podcast guests. In this episode, Dr. Rebecca Lester, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology at Washington University in St Louis, reads the Preface from her book, “Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed … Read More
Human Biology Association · SoS 87- Male, Female: An Excerpt with Dr. David Geary This week we continue our series featuring book excerpts read by previous podcast guests. In this episode, Dr. David Geary, Curator’s Professor of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, reads Chapter One, “Evolution of Fatherhood” from his book, “Male, Female: The … Read More
SoS 85- Why We Believe: An Excerpt with Dr. Agustin Fuentes Human Biology Association · SoS 85- Why We Believe: An Excerpt with Dr. Agustin Fuentes Next up in our summer book series, Dr. Agustin Fuentes, an anthropologist now at Princeton University, will read a section from his latest book entitled “Why We Believe: Evolution … Read More
SoS 81- Human Generosity with Drs. Athena Aktipis and Lee Cronk Human Biology Association · SoS 81- Human Generosity with Drs. Athena Aktipis and Lee Cronk This week, Chris and Cara chat with Drs. Athena Aktipis, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University, and Lee Cronk, Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, to discuss … Read More
Human Biology Association · SoS 80- The Grind of Discrimination with Drs. Lance Gravlee and Connie Mulligan In this episode, Drs. Lance Gravlee and Connie Mulligan join Chris and Cara to discuss the research that led to their article, “Shortened telomere length is associated with unfair treatment attributed to race in African Americans living in … Read More
Human Biology Association · SoS 77- The Anthrolactology Crossover This week, dive into one of our most meta-episodes yet: the podcast about a podcast featuring the amazing researchers behind the Anthrolactology blog and podcast! This interview features not one, but three cutting-edge anthropologists working at the intersections of anthropology, human lactation, and society.
This week on the Sausage of Science, Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Barry Boginl, a “big wig” in the field and Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Loughborough University. Dr. Bogin discusses his work life-long work on human growth and development, along with the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on birth … Read More
SoS 71- The Making of Meaning with Dr. Jeffrey Peterson This week’s episode features a myriad of topics including niche construction, semiotics, hats ravaged by monkeys, and meaning-making between humans and dogs- all courtesy of Dr. Jeffrey Peterson. Dr. Peterson is a postdoctoral fellow in the anthropology department at Notre Dame. His research addresses the … Read More
In this episode, Dr. Tanya Lurhmann joins Chris and Cara to discuss her life’s work as an “anthropologist of the human relationship with invisible others”. Dr. Lurhmann is the Watkins University Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University.
SoS 67- Hackademics: Harassment and SAFE13 with Dr. Kate Clancy In this installment of our #Hackademics series, Dr. Kate Clancy, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, shares her work on the SAFE13 project and provides advice for dealing with harassment in academia. Dr. Clancy’s work has had significant policy ramifications, exemplified by … Read More