In our 9th episode we talk with Drs. Mary Shenk and Siobhán Mattison about the evolution of persistent institutional inequality. Dr. Shenk is an associate professor of anthropology at Penn State University and Dr. Mattison is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico.

The paper we discussed is “The Evolution of Inequality” published by Evolutionary Anthropology in 2016.…16-EvAnth.pdf

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The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.

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