SoS Episode 24- Milk, Microbiomes, and Social Networks: A Chat with Courtney Meehan

October 15, 2018By Caroline OwensUncategorized No Comments

SoS Episode 24- Milk, Microbiomes, and Social Networks: A Chat with Courtney Meehan In episode 24, we talk with Dr.Courtney Meehan, Associate Professor of Evolutionary and Cultural Anthropology at Washington State University. Dr. Meehan’s research interests include infant and child physical, social, and emotional development, parental and alloparental reproductive and investment strategies, and breastfeeding, lactation, … Read More

Episode 19 – Making Sense of Menopause

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroUncategorized No Comments

In episode 19, we air a podcast episode originally produced by Science for the People, in which Lynette Sievert discusses the evolution and variation of menopause as a human trait. Sievert is an editor of AJHB and professor of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research on age at menopause and associated symptom … Read More

Episode 18 – Rethinking the Acculturation Narrative: A Chat with E.E. Hunt, Jr. Award Winner Isa Godinez

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroUncategorized No Comments

In episode 18, we interview Isa Godinez, this year’s recipient of the HBA Edward E. Hunt, Jr. Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster for her poster entitled Cardiometabolic health among Purepecha in North Carolina. Godinez is a graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill working with Dr. Amanda Thompson, and recently completed a successful doctoral … Read More

Episode 17 – We Need to Consider That People Travel-Chat with Kathy Oths and Hannah Smith

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroUncategorized No Comments

In episode 17, we interview Kathy Oths and Hannah Smith from the University of Alabama about their recent AJHB article “A decade of rapid change: Biocultural influences on child growth in highland Peru” (Vol. 30, Issue 2, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajhb.23072). Oths is Professor of Anthropology, and Smith is a Master’s student in the program working with Dr. Oths. … Read More

Episode 16 – Biocultural implications of Soviet collapse & other stories with Bill Leonard Part B

June 8, 2018By humbio-adminUncategorized No Comments

In episode 16, we share an edited version of Bill Leonard’s April 24, 2018 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Integrating Evolutionary and Biological Approaches to the Study of Human Diversity and Health.” Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology … Read More