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
This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Patricia Wright, a tropical biologist, conservationist, and primatologist at Stony Brook University. Dr. Wright shares her delightful origin story, involving a rock concert and night monkey in New York, in addition to her decades-long experience working with non-human primates in various regions, … Read More
SoS 46- A Chat with E.E. Hunt Award Winner Carmen Hove This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with this year’s recipient of the HBA Phyllis Eveleth Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster for her talk entitled, “The flexibility of fetal tolerance: immune function during pregnancy varies between two ecologically … Read More
SoS 45- Reaching Out and Digging In with Sarah Lacy This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Sarah Lacy, a researcher at California State University Dominguez Hills. Dr. Lacy is a biological anthropologist who explores differential frequencies of caries, periodontal disease, and antemortem tooth loss in Neandertals and early … Read More
his week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Eric Shattuck, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Texas, San Antonio who is also affiliated with the Institute for Health Disparities Research. Dr. Shattuck is a biocultural anthropologist whose research connects hormones, health, and behavior in humans.
SoS 43- The Toothy Ladies with Kristin Krueger This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Kristin Krueger, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Loyola University of Chicago. Dr. Krueger is a biological anthropologist who specializes in dental anthropology within paleoanthropological and bioarchaeological contexts.
SoS 42- Another Cool One with Vince Battista This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Vince Battista, a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan. Though Vince’s primary research interests include adaptation to cold weather and gene-culture coevolution, this interview contains so much more.
SoS 41- Evolution, Education, and Sex Differences with David Geary This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. David Geary, Curator’s Professor of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Geary is a cognitive and developmental evolutionary psychologist with interests in mathematical cognition and learning as well as the biological … Read More
SoS 40- Hormones, Bones, and More with Katie Lee This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Katie Lee, a graduate student in anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Katie shares her current work in Poland investigating how physical activity and estrogen interact to affect bone in healthy adult women.