In episode 15, we interview Bill Leonard from Northwestern University. Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Global Health Studies Program at Northwestern. He is a past president of the Human Biology Association. In this interview, he talks about his heritage from the Paul Baker lineage and the legacy of human biologists he has trained, as well as some of his experiences and findings in Peru, Bolivia, and Siberia.

For more about Leonard, go to his website:…m-leonard.html .

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.

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