SoS 115- Talking “Exercised” with Dr. Daniel Lieberman

February 22, 2021By Alexandra NiclouEvolution, Physical Activity, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS – Talking “Exercised” with Dr. Daniel Lieberman Chris and Cara are out of hibernation! Their first guest is Dr. Daniel Lieberman, Edwin M. Lerner II Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. Dr. Lieberman talks about his newly released book “Exercised: Why something we … Read More

SoS 108- Your Story Doesn’t Quit: The 5-8 childhood transition with Dr. Benjamin Campbell

January 4, 2021By Delaney GlassChildhood, Evolution, Growth and development, Hormones, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 108- Your Story Doesn’t Quit: The 5-8 childhood transition with Dr. Benjamin Campbell Dr. Benjamin Campbell is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee specializing in the evolution of human life course. He focuses on the way steroid hormones form a critical link between energetics and … Read More

SoS 106 – Emergent Warfare, Side Quests, and Effective Pedagogy with Dr. Marc Kissel

December 21, 2020By Alexandra NiclouEvolution, Human warfare, Season 3, Teaching No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 106 – Emergent Warfare, Side Quests, and Effective Pedagogy with Dr. Marc Kissel Cara and Chris chat with Dr. Marc Kissel, an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University. Dr. Kissel is broadly interested in the processes by which we became human, and he uses methods … Read More

SoS 16- Biocultural implications of Soviet collapse & other stories with Bill Leonard Part B

June 8, 2018By humbio-adminBolivia, Evolution, Health, Lecture, Peru, Season 1, Siberia 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

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

SoS 9- Doomed to Mad Maxian World? The Evolution of Inequality (Mary Shenk & Siobhan Mattison)

April 17, 2018By humbio-adminEvolution, Inequality, Season 1 No Comments

In our 9th episode we talk with Drs. Mary Shenk and Siobhán Mattison about the evolution of persistent institutional inequality. Dr. Shenk is an associate professor of anthropology at Penn State University and Dr. Mattison is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico. The paper we discussed is “The Evolution of … Read More

SoS 4 – Skin Color as an Evolutionary Adaptation (Nina Jablonski)

January 23, 2018By humbio-adminEvolution, Season 1, Skin pigmentation No Comments

Dr. Nina Jablonski is Evan Pugh Professor of Anthropology at Penn State University. She is a primatologist and paleoanthropologist but has also become among the foremost experts in the world on the biology and evolution of human skin pigmentation. She is author of Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color (2012) and … Read More

SoS 3 – Culture and the Evolution of Skin Pigmentation (Nina Jablonski)

January 14, 2018By humbio-adminEvolution, Season 1, Skin pigmentation No Comments

Dr. Nina Jablonski is Evan Pugh Professor of Anthropology at Penn State University. She is a primatologist and paleoanthropologist but has also become among the foremost experts in the world on the biology and evolution of human skin pigmentation. She is author of Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color (2012) and … Read More