SoS 106 – Emergent Warfare, Side Quests, and Effective Pedagogy with Dr. Marc Kissel

December 21, 2020By Alexandra NiclouEvolution, Human warfare, Season 3, Teaching No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 106 – Emergent Warfare, Side Quests, and Effective Pedagogy with Dr. Marc Kissel Cara and Chris chat with Dr. Marc Kissel, an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University. Dr. Kissel is broadly interested in the processes by which we became human, and he uses methods … Read More

SoS 16- Biocultural implications of Soviet collapse & other stories with Bill Leonard Part B

June 8, 2018By humbio-adminBolivia, Evolution, Health, Lecture, Peru, Season 1, Siberia No Comments

In episode 16, we share an edited version of Bill Leonard’s April 24, 2018 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Integrating Evolutionary and Biological Approaches to the Study of Human Diversity and Health.” Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology … Read More

SoS 13 – Milk Does Not Necessarily Do a Body Good with Andrea Wiley (Part B)

May 10, 2018By humbio-adminBiocultural anthropology, Lecture, Milk consumption, Normalcy, Season 1 No Comments

In episodes 12 and 13, we interview Andrea Wiley from Indiana University and share an edit of her October 13, 2016 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Biocultural Perspectives and Biological ‘Normalcy’: The example of human consumption of cow’s milk.” Wiley is Professor of Anthropology and … 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

SoS 2 – Science on Tap: Sean Rafferty and the Science of Skepticism

June 8, 2017By humbio-adminLecture, Philosophy, Season 1, Skepticism No Comments

Dr. Sean Rafferty is an archaeologist at the University at Albany. His office is right next door to Cara’s. He was one of Chris’ professors in grad school. Sean’s focus has moved from strictly cognitive and Northeastern U.S. archaeology to the philosophy of skepticism. While Chris fondly remembers Sean as skeptical by nature, he has … Read More