SoS 57- Faith, Food, and Fat with Jessica Hardin This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Jessica Hardin, an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at Rochester Institue of Technology. Dr. Hardin’s work focuses on the intersection of medicine and religion shapes lived experiences of chronic illness.
SoS 56- Hackademics: (Un)grading with Susan Blum This week on our next installment of Hackademics, we discuss pedagogical practices in higher education with Dr. Susan Blum. This episode delves into classroom practices to promote learning, from (un)grading to physical environments. Dr. Blum is Professor of Anthropology at Notre Dame, whose research focuses on the big … Read More
SoS Bonus- Remembering Napoleon Chagnon with Dr. Raymond Hames Dr. Napoleon Chagnon passed away on September 29 of this year. Chagnon has had an immense impact on our field through both his work and mentorship. Chagnon is well-known for his extensive work among the Yanomamo.
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 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 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 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 Bonus- Remembering C. Loring Brace with Dr. Shelley Smith C. Loring Brace passed away on September 7 of this year. Brace has had an immense impact on our field through both his work and mentorship. In this episode, we honor him and celebrate his life and work by interviewing one of his former students, … Read More
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
This week on the Sausage of Science, we are debuting our new series installment, “Hackademics”. In this miniseries, we are going to be talking about under-discussed issues in academia, including imposter syndrome, mental health, and navigating hostile research environments. We are thrilled to start this series with Dr. Agustin Fuentes, the Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. … Read More