SoS 161- Genetic Ancestry, Race, and National Belonging in Argentina with Dr. Graciela Cabana

April 25, 2022By Delaney GlassAncient DNA, Argentina, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 161- Ethnicity, Race, and Nationality in Argentina with Dr. Graciela Cabana Chris and Cara talk with Dr. Graciela Cabana, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Dr. Cabana’s work focuses on the human genome from a biosocial and biopolitical context. In particular, she has been working on … Read More

SoS 157- A Genetic History of The Americas with Dr. Jennifer Raff

March 28, 2022By Delaney GlassAncient DNA, North America, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 157- A Genetic History of The Americas with Dr. Jennifer Raff Today Cara and Chris talk with Dr. Jennifer Raff all about her new book “Origin: A Genetic History of The Americas” (www.twelvebooks.com/titles/jennifer…/9781538749715/) and exciting/challenging ancient DNA research! Dr. Raff is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at The University of … Read More

SoS 146- Racial taxonomy…just don’t do it with Dr. Charles Roseman

November 29, 2021By Delaney GlassGenetics, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 146- Racial taxonomy…just don’t do it with Dr. Charles Roseman On today’s episode Chris and Cara talk to Dr. Charles Roseman about his recent paper “Lewontin did not commit Lewontins fallacy, his critics do: Why racial taxonomy is not useful for the scientific study of human variation” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/bies.202100204. Dr. Roseman … Read More

SoS 104-Doing the Biocultural Work with Dr. Jada Benn Torres and Dr. Gabriel A Torres Colón

December 8, 2020By Delaney GlassAncient DNA, Caribbean, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 104-Doing the Biocultural Work with Dr. Jada Benn Torres and Dr. Gabriel A Torres Colón Jada Benn Torres is Associate Professor of Anthropology and the Director for the Laboratory of Genetic Anthropology and Biocultural Studies at Vanderbilt University. She specializes in genetic ancestry, health disparities, and the Caribbean. You can … Read More

SoS 95 – Leaving a Legacy Now, Black in Bioanth & Research in Croatia with Tisa Loewen

October 5, 2020By Theresa GildnerBioarchaeology, Black in BioAnth Collective, Career path, Genetics, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 95 – Leaving a Legacy Now, Black in Bioanth & Research in Croatia with Tisa Loewen Tisa Loewen is a bioarcheologist and Ph.D. student at Arizona State University. Her current work studies the Romanized peoples that once lived-in modern-day Croatia and the Eastern Adriatic. She uses quantitative genetics of dental … Read More

SoS 94 – The Theatrics and Quantitative Genetics of Dental Anthropology with Leslea Hlusko

September 28, 2020By Theresa GildnerGenetics, Paleoanthropology, Season 3, Teeth No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 94 – The Theatrics and Quantitative Genetics of Dental Anthropology with Leslea Hlusko Dr. Leslea Hlusko is currently the Vice President of the American Association of Physical Anthropology and a professor of integrative biology at UC Berkeley. She will soon be joining Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana, … Read More

SoS 11 – Great Is Their Sin: Joseph Graves on Biological Determinism in the Age of Genomics

April 27, 2018By humbio-adminDeterminism, Genetics, Lecture, Race, Season 1 No Comments

In this episode, we share an edited version of the Joseph Graves ALLELE lecture from November 9, 2016 at the University of Alabama. Graves is an evolutionary biologist and author of “The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium” and “The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America.” For more … Read More