SoS 181- Dr. Asher Rosinger returns to the podcast to discuss water and thirst!

January 19, 2023By Andrea SilvaBolivia, Extreme environments, Kenya, Season 5, Thirst No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS SoS 181- Dr. Asher Rosinger returns to the podcast to discuss water and thirst! On this show Dr. Asher Rosinger joins Cara and Chris to discuss his new paper in the American Journal of Human Biology (AJHB) titled “Cross-cultural variation in thirst perception in hot-humid and hot-arid environments: Evidence from … Read More

SoS 177- The Wandering Path to Biological Anthropology; Breastmilk and Immune Function

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaBreastmilk, Immune function, Nigeria, Season 5, Stress, Tanzania No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 177- The Wandering Path to Biological Anthropology; Breastmilk and Immune Function Cara returns to join Chris in interviewing Kathy Wander, a biological anthropologist and epidemiologist working at the intersection of human evolutionary biology and health. Much of Dr. Wander’s research seeks to understand how humans (and in particular, children) cope … Read More

SoS 166 – Who Owns Poop & Other Ethical Quandaries with Dr. Alyssa Crittenden

May 30, 2022By Delaney GlassHadza, Microbiome, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 166 – Who Owns Poop & Other Ethical Quandaries with Dr. Alyssa Crittenden Dr. Alyssa Crittenden joins us today for an excellent conversation (despite internet connectivity issues) about her work with Hadza community members, community-based work, and reconsidering biological sample collection. You can find her recent paper “Who Owns Poop? … Read More

SoS 162- Double Jeopardy Impacts of the Rwandan Genocide on Youth with Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye

May 2, 2022By Delaney GlassNursing, Rwanda, Season 4, Trauma No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 162- Double Jeopardy Impacts of the Rwandan Genocide on Youth with Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye is an Assistant Professor at The Western University of Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. Today, Chris and Alex talk to her about her work on the health impacts of the Rwandan genocide on … Read More

SoS 141 – Defining and Determining Fatherhood with Dr. Brooke Scelza

October 25, 2021By Alexandra NiclouBehavioral ecology, Fatherhood, Himba, Methods and Measuring, Namibia, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 141 – #MethodsandMeasuring: Defining and Determining Fatherhood with Dr. Brooke Scelza Dr. Brooke Scelza is a human behavioral ecologist (but she doesn’t limit herself to one label)at UCLA studying reproductive strategies among the Himba of Namibia. Dr. Scelza tells Chris and Cara about how to ethically collect and share paternity … Read More

SoS 134- Excerpt from For the Love of Lemurs with Dr. Patricia Wright

July 19, 2021By Delaney GlassBook excerpt, Madagascar, Primatology, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 134- Excerpt from For the Love of Lemurs with Dr. Patricia Wright Dr. Patricia Wright is a Tropical Biologist, Conservationist, and Primatologist at Stony Brooke University. In this episode, we play an excerpt from her book For the Love of Lemurs, published by Lantern Publishing and Media. You can find … Read More

SoS 105 – Aha Moments and Middle Childhood Research with Dr. Courtney Helfrecht

December 14, 2020By Alexandra NiclouAllocare, Career path, Childhood, Fieldwork, Season 3, Sub-Saharan Africa No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 105 – Aha Moments and Middle Childhood Research with Dr. Courtney Helfrecht Our guest this week is Dr. Courtney Helfrecht, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alabama. Dr. Helfrecht chats with us about her path to bicultural anthropology and her work on adrenarche and alloparenting … 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 (onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajhb.23060). For more info about Rieti, check out … Read More