What do anthropologists mean by “biocultural”? with Jennifer Cullin

November 11, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

What do anthropologists mean by “biocultural”? with Jennifer Cullin This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Jennifer Cullin, a doctoral student in the department of anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington. At IU Bloomington, Jennifer’s research focuses on fat bias and the relationship between statistical norms and cultural norms. During her … Read More

SoS Hackademics with Adam Johnson- CW: School Shooting

November 5, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

SoS Hackademics with Adam Johnson- CW: School Shooting On this week’s #Hackademics installment, Chris and Cara chat with Adam Johnson, a former UNCC lecturer and current graduate student at UT San Antonio. #Hacakdemics aims to bring to light under-discussed issues in academics; this week, we cover an increasingly common phenomenon: school shootings.

SoS 51- A Hairy History with Tina Lasisi

October 14, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

SoS 51- A Hairy History with Tina Lasisi This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Tina Lasisi, a doctoral student in the department of anthropology at Penn State University. At Penn State, Tina’s research focuses on human evolution, variation in hair morphology and pigmentation, and social justice issues that intersect … Read More

SoS 50- Hackademics Takes on Impostor Syndrome

October 7, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

SoS 50- Hackademics Takes on Impostor Syndrome Dr. Young is an internationally recognized expert on impostor syndrome. Her clients include such diverse organizations as Apple, Boeing, Merck, IBM, Intel, Facebook, Microsoft, Chrysler, BP, Blizzard Entertainment, Procter & Gamble, Merck, McDonald’s (Europe), Google, NASA, the USStates embassy in Canada, Society of Women Engineers,the National Cancer Institute, … Read More

SoS 49- A Chat with Phyllis Eveleth Award Winner Jelena Jankovic

September 16, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Jelena Jankovic, this year’s recipient of the HBA Phyllis Eveleth Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster. Jelena’s poster titled, “Forced migration and chronic stress: A study of traumatic experiences, mental health, and cortisol among refugees in Serbia” was one of over 100 … Read More

SoS47- Go to the Forest with Pat Wright

September 2, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Patricia Wright, a tropical biologist, conservationist, and primatologist at Stony Brook University. Dr. Wright shares her delightful origin story, involving a rock concert and night monkey in New York, in addition to her decades-long experience working with non-human primates in various regions, … Read More