SoS 57- Faith, Food, and Fat with Jessica Hardin

January 6, 2020By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

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

December 23, 2019By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

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

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