SoS 18- Rethinking the Acculturation Narrative: A Chat with E.E. Hunt, Jr. Award Winner Isa Godinez

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroFieldwork, Health, Hunt Award Winner, Metabolism, Migration, Purepecha, Season 1 No Comments

In episode 18, we interview Isa Godinez, this year’s recipient of the HBA Edward E. Hunt, Jr. Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster for her poster entitled Cardiometabolic health among Purepecha in North Carolina. Godinez is a graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill working with Dr. Amanda Thompson, and recently completed a successful doctoral … Read More

SoS 14- Bags of Fingernail Clippings and Muslim Refugees with Rieti Gengo

May 27, 2018By humbio-adminKenya, Migration, Nutritional status, Refugees, Season 1 No Comments

In episode 14, we interview Rieti Gengo, a doctoral candidate in biocultural anthropology at Notre Dame. Besides fingernail clippings, we talk to Rieti about his recent publication “Positive effects of refugee presence on host community nutritional status in Turkana County, Kenya” in American Journal of Human Biology ( For more info about Rieti, check out … Read More