SoS Episode 35 – New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology with Robin Nelson
On this episode of SoS, Chris and Cara talk with Dr. Robin Nelson about her research in Jamaica, and theory and practice in a truly biocultural field

Dr. Nelson is currently an associate professor of anthropology at Santa Clara University, where she utilizes evolutionary theory in studies of human sociality and health outcomes, alongside conventional methods from cultural anthropology.To learn more about Dr. Nelson, check out her faculty page at Santa Clara:…-nelson/nelson.html, or follow her on twitter @robingnelson.

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn, with assistance from Junior Service Fellow Caroline Owens for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.
Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association:
Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

Michaela Howells, Public Relations Committee Chair, Email:

Cara Ocobock, Website:,, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

Chris Lynn,,, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

Caroline Owens, Email:, Twitter: @careowens

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