SoS 171- Behold! Natalia Reagan on Public Engagement

December 19, 2022By Andrea SilvaAcademia, Career path, Science communication, Season 5 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 171- Behold! Natalia Reagan on Public Engagement Behold! Natalia Reagan joins Chris and Cara to talk science engagement, precarity in academia, and …phallic grapes?! Natalia Reagan is an anthropologist, primatologist, actor, producer, writer, host, and comedienne. She is a comedy writer and correspondent on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk on Nat … Read More

SoS 139 – #MethodsandMeasuring: Standing by your Expertise with Dr. Claudia Valeggia

October 11, 2021By Alexandra NiclouArgentina, Career path, Methods and Measuring, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 139 – #MethodsandMeasuring: Standing by your Expertise with Dr. Claudia Valeggia Continuing our #MethodsandMeasuring series, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Claudia Valeggia about her inspirational origin story, her work on reproductive health in the Qom of Argentina, and the importance of biological meaningfulness in data analysis. Dr. Valeggia is … Read More

SoS 105 – Aha Moments and Middle Childhood Research with Dr. Courtney Helfrecht

December 14, 2020By Alexandra NiclouAllocare, Career path, Childhood, Fieldwork, Season 3, Sub-Saharan Africa No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 105 – Aha Moments and Middle Childhood Research with Dr. Courtney Helfrecht Our guest this week is Dr. Courtney Helfrecht, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alabama. Dr. Helfrecht chats with us about her path to bicultural anthropology and her work on adrenarche and alloparenting … Read More

SoS 95 – Leaving a Legacy Now, Black in Bioanth & Research in Croatia with Tisa Loewen

October 5, 2020By Theresa GildnerBioarchaeology, Black in BioAnth Collective, Career path, Genetics, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 95 – Leaving a Legacy Now, Black in Bioanth & Research in Croatia with Tisa Loewen Tisa Loewen is a bioarcheologist and Ph.D. student at Arizona State University. Her current work studies the Romanized peoples that once lived-in modern-day Croatia and the Eastern Adriatic. She uses quantitative genetics of dental … Read More

SoS 20 – Wire-cutting and Fieldwork: A Chat with Jo Weaver

August 6, 2018By Jason DeCaroCareer path, Fieldwork, India, Mental health, Science communication, Season 1 No Comments

In episode 20, we talk with Dr. Lesley Jo Weaver about her new position as Assistant Professor of International Studies at the University of Oregon, her new book “Sugar and Tension”, fieldwork, and her podcast “Speaking of Race”, which she co-hosts along with Jim Bindon and Erik Peterson. Weaver shares stories of wire cutting and … Read More

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

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroCareer path, Growth and development, Health, Peru, Season 1 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

SoS 15 – Past, Present, & Future of Human Adaptability with Bill Leonard Part A

June 8, 2018By humbio-adminBolivia, Career path, Evolution, Health, Peru, Season 1, Siberia No Comments

In episode 15, we interview Bill Leonard from Northwestern University. Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Global Health Studies Program at Northwestern. He is a past president of the Human Biology Association. In this interview, he talks about his heritage from the Paul … Read More